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BC Seed Trials Field Day in Chilliwack
Crop Production/Fall 2016/Seeds

The BC Seed Trials

Shauna MacKinnon Scaling Up Ecological Seed Production British Columbia is home to a vegetable industry worth $2.8 billion annually, but nearly every seed planted to grow those veggies is produced outside of Canada. While local, organic vegetable production is on the upswing, seed production is lagging. That may not appear to be a problem when… Keep Reading

BC Eco Seed Coop Heather Pritchard, Jen Cody seeds

Co-operative Hands

David Catzel, Hannah Lewis, Mary Alice Johnson & Mel Sylvestre The B.C. Eco Seed Co-op is Supercharging BC’s Vibrant Seed Scene Seed diversity has been ever changing over the last century. As small farms were abandoned or amalgamated into huge monocrop businesses, the newly formed large agricultural corporations drove the demand for single varieties of… Keep Reading

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