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Are there any laws in New York State about saving seeds and seed libraries? Does anyone know of any grants out there to get one up and star…

Started by Bonnie Benton in Seed Saving 101

0 Aug 25, 2015

Starting a Seed Library at a School in Placerville

I am a teacher and will be teaching at Cedar Springs Waldorf School in Placerville and I am interested in starting a seed library at our sc…

Started by Christopher Scappaticci in Seed Saving 101

0 Aug 12, 2015

Used card catalogs for seed libraries for sale

If anyone in the West Virginia area, or close by, is willing to purchase 3 wooden-  5 across by 3 down card catalogs for their use in start…

Started by Kitty Smith in Seed Saving 101

0 May 15, 2015

Cool Beans! Newsletter Issues

Dear Seed-y Folks,I would like to have your input into future editions of our Cool Beans! Seed Libraries Newsletter. I was thinking it woul…

Started by Richmond Grows in Network Improvements

0 Feb 21, 2015

Creating a List of California Seed Libraries and Seed Companies!

To all the seed libraries and seed companies in California: We would like to get to know all of you! We are looking to compile a list of al…

Started by Seed Library of Los Angeles in Tried and True Varieties

1 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Richmond Grows

patent seeds

Some flower seeds have patents on them.  Has anyone had to deal with this problem.  We would not like to be sued for giving away patent see…

Started by Jane Akob in New and Exotic Varieties

1 Feb 7, 2015
Reply by Richmond Grows

UPDATE!! Do you need seeds?

UPDATE! I have sent out the remainder of my inventory! Thanks to everyone for starting seed libraries and exchanges. We've got to acclimate…

Started by Taos Seed Exchange - Nan Fischer in Seed Saving 101

0 Oct 5, 2014

US Seed Libraries Mobilize to Protect Their Right to Share

FYI, just published this story about how US seed libraries are mobilizing to protect their right to share seeds.  It's an upd…

Started by Neal Gorenflo in Network Improvements

2 Sep 23, 2014
Reply by Richmond Grows

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

The purpose of this Seed Library Social Network Discussion is Working Toward a National Seed Library Protocol & Changing the Seed Law…

Started by Leslie Goldman in Seed Saving 101

6 Sep 2, 2014
Reply by Leslie Goldman

Setting the Record Straight on the Legality of Seed Libraries

I'm not surprised to see news about the crackdown on the Simpson Seed Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on The Seed Library Social Net…

Started by Neal Gorenflo in Seed Saving 101

0 Aug 12, 2014


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