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Setting the Record Straight on the Legality of Seed Libraries

Posted by Neal Gorenflo on August 12, 2014 at 4:24pm 0 Comments

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 Dream, and the lawyers at the Sustainable Economies Law Center -- teamed up to find out.  Here's our legal take on the situation:…

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Seed Library Crackdown

Posted by Seed Libraries on August 11, 2014 at 11:17am 2 Comments

Dear Seed Librarians,



I wanted to update you on the an article that recently came out about the Simpson Seed Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania where the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s requested them to comply with a Pennsylvania statute regulating seed distributors. Here is an article, …

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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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Storage/Refridgeration of Seed?

Started by Duluth Seed Library Staff in Seed Saving 101. Last reply by David King Aug 7. 6 Replies

Do any of you use a refridgerator to store seed over the non-growing season? And if so...what type? We are considering getting one... Any info you can share would be wonderful. Thanks! CarmenContinue

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