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Posted by Devon Grissim on August 26, 2014 at 2:34pm 0 Comments

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Seed Libraries are no threat to agriculture

By John Torgrimson

Recently, state governments in Pennsylvania and Maryland have intervened to prevent the free distribution of home-saved vegetable seeds through public seed libraries in their states, citing legislation meant to…

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Working Toward a National Protocol & Changing the Seed Laws as well.

Posted by Leslie Goldman on August 26, 2014 at 3:59am 3 Comments

 SEED PROTOCOL DISCUSSION GROUP NOTES

My strategy when I wrote this Plant your Dream Blog was that seed library leaders could work toward a national protocol, building upon the protocols accepted by the Simpson Seed Library. I realize now that there are restrictive laws in some states such as CA that appear to block seed exchanges….the legal minds truly need to be at work here. For the states that are more lenient, I feel the Protocols need to be developed as well as looking…

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Working Toward a National Seed Library Protocol & Changing the Seed Laws as Needed

Started by Leslie Goldman in Seed Saving 101. Last reply by Leslie Goldman 5 hours ago. 6 Replies

The purpose of this Seed Library Social Network Discussion is Working Toward a National Seed Library Protocol & Changing the Seed Laws as Needed.  It is being set up with the encouragement of Devon Grissim, who founded The Seed Library Social…Continue

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Setting the Record Straight on the Legality of Seed Libraries

Started by Neal Gorenflo in Seed Saving 101 Aug 12. 0 Replies

I'm not surprised to see news about the crackdown on the Simpson Seed Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on The Seed Library Social Network.  We thought regulators over-reached, so three nonprofits that support seed sharing -- Shareable, New…Continue

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