This post is the second in a series on seeds. In this series we'll cover everything from the importance of seeds, how to save seeds, how to start seeds, correct storage and so much more!
You can find Part 1 of this series here: Heirloom Seeds Part 1: The Importance of Seed Saving & How to Select The Best Seeds
In Part one I talk about heirloom seeds, their importance and also discuss GMO seeds. I mention that saving certain types of seeds can have legal consequences. I wanted to expand on that a little bit. As a back yard gardener you are not likely to encounter any such issues saving seeds however as a market gardener or farmer, the story can be very different.
I would like to share this video with you that demonstrates the true nature of "Big Agriculture" and why doing your part to preserve and share heirloom seeds is so vital.
This video is is worth watching and sharing with others.
Seeding Fear is a short documentary Executive Produced by Neil Young that tells the story of Michael White, a fourth generation farmer, who went toe to toe with Monsanto. It broke my heart and it made me angry: its a very powerful story.