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Seed Companies & Coops Offering Organic Seed

(Organic seeds may be both open-pollinated and hybrids, but No GMO's)

Organic Uprising Farmhttp://uprisingorganics.com . .(Pacific NW growers)

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds- http://www.rareseeds.com .

BackYard Grain & Beanhttp://www.backyardbeansandgrains.com . (Whatcom County)

Fedco Seedshttp://www.fedcoseeds.com/  (cold hardy from NE)

Seed Savers Exchange- Online Seed Store- http://www.seedsavers.org/onlinestore/

Seed Savers Exchange-  (People swapping seeds & campout)  https://exchange.seedsavers.org/index.aspx?_ga=1.166269563.43550430...

And from past webpage of the Organic Seed Alliance - http://seedalliance.org/home

Abundant Life Seeds                                          Irish Eyes Garden Seeds
American Organic                                              Johnny's Selected Seeds
Blue River Organic Seeds                                    OMRI Organic Seed Database
British Columbia Seed Database                         Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply
DLF Organic                                                       Salt Spring Seeds
Fedco Seeds                                                       Seeds Depot
Full Circle Seeds                                                 Seeds of Change
Genesis Seeds                                                    Seed We Need
The Garlic Store                                                  Stellar Seeds
High Mowing Seeds                                             Sow Organic Seed

Territorial Seed                             West Coast Seeds
Wood Prairie Farm                         Wild Garden Seeds

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Seed Planter & Seed Saver Resources:

Plants for A Future:   http://www.pfaf.org/index.php  ( Edible perennial seeds info ).

"The Seed-Starter's Handbook" - Nancy Bubel.

"Seed to Seed - Seed Saving & Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners" - Suzanne Ashworth.

Seed Savers Exchangehttp://www.seedsavers.org .

Organic Seed Alliance - 

http://seedalliance.org  .

"A Seed Saving Guide" for Gardeners & Farmers" - Organic Seed Alliance-  http://seedalliance.org  or http://seedalliance.org/index.php?mact=DocumentStore,cntnt01,downlo...  .

"Seed Saving Basics" - Mauid Powell-OrgegonStateU- http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/book/export/html/175667  .

Salish Seed Savers Network -  http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/seedsavers/forum/topics/see...

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SEED SWAP- GUIDELINES:    (1/2015)

CHOOSE SEEDS YOU WILL PLANT

(Choose Up To 10 Small Packets per Family)

SHARE & SWAP SEEDS WITH OTHERS

LABEL SEEDS YOU BRING (Variety Name, Year & Region/Garden Grown)

TEACH & LEARN HOW TO SAVE SEEDS!

WE ARE ALL VOLUNTEERS – HELP WITH A TASK

DONATE To Swap Costs & Support Our Mission:

HONORING BIODIVERSITY OF SEEDS FOR FOOD & MEDICINE ! “

Uprising Seeds & Uprising Organics Farm is a local family business of Brian & Crystine
http://www.uprisingorganics.com/
 (Their work has been recognized internationally & is located in Whatcom County)
Uprsising Seeds can be obtained by mail order, online, and at few local stores like-Terra &  Community Food Coop.

If your favorite local nursery does not carry their seeds, be sure to speak up and ask them to start supporting a local business that is organic & commited to preserving genetic diversity on our planet.

 (Let me know if we have made any errors in the postings of these or future posted resources.)

Before posting more resources for sources of seeds or plants, please research that the business is using the highest ecological & ethical methods during propagation & growth, and in treatment of employees, & care of soil life & tilth, and committed to preserving the genetic & cultural diversity of our ecosystems.


     "Care for the earth...Care for the people....Share the Abundance "

 

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"Seed Saving Basics" - Mauid Powell- (One Page Summary) OrgegonStateU- http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/book/export/html/175667

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