Explanation about the swap tables at Reclaim the Seeds
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Just like every year, this edition of Reclaim the Seeds will include seed swap tables were all participants can swap their self saved seeds. And we hope the tables will be more busy and better filled than the previous years! This is a chance for seed savers to exchange seeds … verder lezen

Seed films & documentaires
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Knowledge is empowerment, films are powerful. They can offer us insights in lives far away from our day-to-day lives and enable us to see patterns all around the globe. Patterns of destruction and depression, as well as creation and hope. The following set of short films and documentaries will offer … verder lezen

New movie: From Seed to Seed
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From Seed to Seed is a pedagogical film intended for all those who wish to learn how to produce their own vegetable seeds. With the help of magnificent images and short animated drawings it shows, step by step, the production of seeds of 32 kinds of vegetables. In addition, eight … verder lezen

Garden sign: “GM free, patent free and pesticide free!” presented in Voedseltuin IJplein
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On Saturday September 12, the new ASEED garden signs saying “This garden is GMO free, patent free, and pesticide free!” were installed at both entrances of the community garden Voedseltuin IJplein in Amsterdam North. With this action ASEED launched their new communication tool. ASEED produced beautiful silkprinted wooden signs to … verder lezen

GM free, patent free & poison free…
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[This page is only available in Dutch] … zo werk jij toch ook bij je tuin?! ASEED heeft een hele stapel bordjes gemaakt die in tuinen kunnen worden geplaatst. Het doel hiervan is om tuiniers die zelf bewust zonder genetische gemanipuleerde gewassen, zonder zaden waarop een patent rust en zonder … verder lezen

New publications on seed laws that criminalise farmers: resistance and fightback
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Booklet, poster and map Peasant seeds – the pillar of food production – are under attack everywhere. Under corporate pressure, laws in many countries increasingly limit what farmers can do with their seeds. Seed saving, which has been the basis of farming for thousands of years, is quickly being criminalised. … verder lezen

Overview Seed Saving Guides
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It is not too difficult to start saving vegetable seeds from your own plants. But some types are easier than others. And in general it is good to read about some basic tricks first. With some information that is available online you will be able to try some seeds for … verder lezen

“Resilient Seed” booklet available in English
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The European Campaign for Seed Sovereignty has recently published the “Resilient Seed” booklet in English language. The booklet examines the monopolisation of seeds by agrochemical firms and EU regulation on seeds, and urges people to take action on the issue.

Docu: Mother Earth – a new future for small farmers
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Mother Earth is a very inspiring documentary by the Dutch filmmakers Paul Enkelaar and Jan Paul Smit. Central theme of this documentary is the development of small-scale organic agriculture in Andhra Pradesh, one of the poorest regions in the south of India. It is a film about empowerment, self-confidence and … verder lezen

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