Seed Sovereignty

Seed Savers Vs Monsanto – Lawrence Davis-Hollander

A movement is spreading through North America and it may play a profound role in the ever clearer contradiction between corporate and community farming, between genetically modified and pure and healthy food, between monoculture and diversity. Today’s speaker, Lawrence Davis-Hollander says that finally, after the farm and gardening revival that began in the 1960 and early 70s, the seed collecting and seed saving movement is flourishing as well.
This is a rich, personal account of Davis-Hollander’s experience as collector, touching on many of the pertinent questions around seed saving, the connection to history, genetic variety, food, culture and place – and the role seed saving plays in the resistance to genetic engineering and corporate control of seeds.
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