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Seed saving is a valuable tool for food sovereignty, and as we see with the pandemic, the time is now for seed and food sovereignty. Seed saving also preserves food biodiversity and builds community. Learn how to plan to save seeds, the processes involved and how to build community while preserving food biodiversity.

Jeff Quattrone is co-chair of the Slow Food USA Ark of Taste Committee NE as well as the founder of Library Seed Bank and Sovereignty Gardens. You can contact Jeff with your tough and curious seed saver questions!

Ben Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator. Cohen is the owner of Small House Farm and the founder of Michigan Seed Library. He has published numerous works on seed topics, including his most recent book, Saving Our Seeds — a great resource for learning more about seed saving.

Hillie Salo created One Seed One Community, an open-sourced community initiative to grow and save seeds for seed libraries and the community. She is a long time gardener and garden educator in the San Francisco Bay Area and a member of Slow Food South Bay.


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