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PFFA food revolution

Below is an excellent introduction to the PFFA, a driving force for the community food revolution, operating across the UK, Canada, and Australia.

Here in New Zealand, we share these goals. But as we’ve started later, can utilise newer, more convenient eCommerce and community toolsets not previously available to the UK or Australian consumers.

Saving Seeds

Whatever happens to seed affects the web of life.”
—Vandana Shiva

What Seeds to Buy & Seed Saving

This process begins by purchasing organic open pollinated/ heirloom seeds from seed conscious suppliers such as Realseeds for example. Enrolling on a seed saving online course, or ordering a good seed saving book such as Sue Stickland’s ‘Back garden Seed Saving.’

Plant, harvest and enjoy your produce but remember to keep seeds at the end of this season. 

In early spring, consider how you can get involved with exchanging with others.

Seed Exchanges

Many are listed here:

https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/what-we-do/hsl/seed-swaps

 On Telegram and want to set up a local one? 

#saveseedexchange UK is a telegram group for people wanting to set up local seed saving group within their region & exchange their saved seeds. The idea is that they post an Offer/Wanted in the group and arrange to meet at their local Hub or Library . 

A Hub can be anything from a PHA Hub, or Local Environmental Hub.

The Exchange must remain FREE OF CHARGE! This is important.

Seed sovereignty is the right to own, sow, breed, and save. Seeds are the common property of the community. Seeds are essentially the new currency!

Thanks to #saveseedexchange UK for writing this piece.