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“Open Source” seed producers changing global food production –
Learn about the South Sound Seed Stewards

– Editor’s Note:
This fabulous story spotlights a growing trend and gives reason to highlight Yelm’s local seed group.

“How “open source” seed producers from the U.S. to India are changing global food production”
“Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.”
By Freelance journalist Rachel Cernansky.
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– Our local Open Source Seed Producer – South Sound Seed Stewards (S4)
The Yelm Community Blog is proud to have covered the South Sound Seed Stewards (S4) since their 2007 inception.

– From the South Sound Seed Stewards:
The South Sound Seed Stewards announced their 2017 meeting schedule.
Click here for the monthly schedule, meeting the 2nd Monday of each month.

WHEN: Monthly meetings beginning Monday, January 9, 2017.
January Training Class

WHERE: American Legion
103rd and Grove Road Yelm, Washington
Please use the second gate to enter.

TIME: 7:00 P.M.

ABOUT: S4s mission is to encourage community independence and self-reliance through producing and sharing locally adapted heirloom and open-pollinated seeds. The organization of volunteers offers programs and classes that teach the art and science of seed saving.
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Posted by Steve on January 7, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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