Seed Matters Graduate Fellowships
Helps students enter the field of organic plant breeding.Learn More
Farmer Seed Stewardships
Trains farmers in organic seed production and crop improvement.Learn More
Community Seed Toolkit
Provides tools and guidance to gardeners, educators, and organizers.Learn More
When it comes to seed, what we often hear is, “Heirlooms good. GMOs bad.” But, truth be told, creating resilient organic seed systems – from seed to farm to table – is much more complex (and exciting) than that.
Farmers, educators, researchers, nonprofits, public universities, community gardeners, and seed advocates we support are adapting crops into new regions. They’re breeding varieties that thrive with fewer chemicals and naturally compete against weeds. And they’re helping restore heritage varieties while improving access to locally adapted seeds.