In recent decades, beginning in the latter part of the 20th century, there has been a major shift to purchasing seed annually from commercial seed suppliers. Much of the grassroots seed-saving activity today is the work of home gardeners.



Chris Thoreau BC Seed Security Program Coordinator for the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security | | | @ffcf

Dan Jason | Owner of Salt Spring Seeds Author of ” The Power of Pulses: Saving the World with Peas, Beans, Chickpeas, Favas and Lentils” |

Jim Capellini | Rasa Creek Farm |

Matthew Kemshaw | Environmental Youth Alliance Urban Seeds Project |