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Old 11-28-2010, 08:31 AM   #1
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Default Seed Library for Heirlooms and Culture

"In structuring the venture, which aims to be a center for regional heirloom seeds, Mr. Greene chose the library model he knew well: the members of his group receive seeds each spring and then are encouraged to “return” the seeds from the mature plants in the fall."

"The mission of the library, Mr. Greene said, is “to collect New York heirlooms and the cultural stories that came with them.” As with other seed libraries, he also aims to encourage biodiversity, to offer an alternative to the genetically modified seeds produced by large corporations and to make money. (The library is a for-profit venture.)"

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Old 11-30-2010, 07:30 AM   #2
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So many seed choices... So little time and space... So good to have people who dream...
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Old 11-30-2010, 08:18 AM   #3
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We had one of these starting locally a year or so ago. I need to see if I can find out whether it got off the ground. The plan was to not only collect seeds used by the cajuns, but also collect the stories that went with them, some on video.
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