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DIY: How to start a community seed bank

People are now ordering seeds for this summer's garden, so now is a perfect opportunity to set up a seed bank to share with your friends, family, and community.

How to harvest seeds, pocket seed banks

Turn a candy tin into a pocket seed bank to help you collect and save seeds in your garden and on the go.

Seed Banks and Seed Swapping Protect Biodiversity

Seed Banks and Seed Swapping Protect Biodiversity

Learn how seed saving, swapping and seed banks can help protect and reestablish the biodiversity of our food crops.

Create a Seed Bank for Your Homestead

Seed Saving: Tips for Storing Your Garden Favorites

Create a Seed Bank for Your Homestead: The seed bank concept is to protect the biodiversity of our food and plant crops (food isn't optional).

Get a glimpse at the mind-boggling diversity of plant life on Earth.  Each year, thousands upon thousands of seeds are saved and stored in seed banks, which preserve biodiversity and protect against crop failure and food shortage. Maybe most famous is the apocalyptic-esque Doomsday Vault in Svalbard, Norway, but for those who don’t plan on trekking to the arctic (heck, it isn’t even open to the public), here are five seed banks worth putting on your travel itinerary.

5 Seed Banks You Can Actually Visit

Get a glimpse at the mind-boggling diversity of plant life on Earth at these open-to-the-public seed banks.

Jaune Flamme Organic Tomato - Seed Savers Exchange

Tomato, Jaune Flamme

Heirloom seeds from Seed Savers Exchange. Buy rare, organic seeds and support our nonprofit mission to preserve garden diversity.

Garden Seeds - Natural Seed Bank

Garden Seeds - Natural Seed Bank

The Petaluma Seed Bank (Heirloom Seeds)

Baker Creek Seed Bank one of five seed banks you can visit

oldest of heirlooms in native seeds/search’s catalog and seed bank - A Way To Garden

oldest of heirlooms in native seeds/search’s catalog and seed bank

oldest of heirlooms in native seeds/search’s catalog and seed bank - A Way To Garden

A Bank for Rare Seeds in Petaluma: Gardenista

A Bank for Rare Seeds in Petaluma

Paul at the Seed Bank/Baker Creek, Petaluma

The Annual National Heirloom Exposition Santa Rosa, CA The festival that tops them all, of course, is the National Heirloom Exposition held September &

" 'Could crowd-sourced organic seed banks save our agricultural future?'  We think so." -Seed Savers Exchange article pass on: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/20894-could-crowd-sourced-organic-seed-banks-save-our-agricultural-future#.Usc6PzAkh8c.email

India's organic seed banks might just be the natural weapon required to defeat the GMO beast.

Several states have called seed banks "illegal seed distribution centers", uprooting community food initiatives before even getting them in the ground.

Why are state governments shutting down community seed libraries?

Why is the government shutting down community seed banks Read more: Are community seed banks actually illegal?

Egg Carton Seedlings | How to Start Seeds in Eggshells and Egg Cartons | Gardening Tips And Ideas - Self-Reliance  And Survival Skills by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/20/egg-carton-seedlings/

How to Grow Seeds in Eggshells and Egg Cartons

In this article I’m going to show you how to use eggshells and egg cartons to start your seed planting. Read on to learn more about egg carton seedlings!

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