With biodiversity declining at a tremendous rate, it will take everyone working together to safeguard what is left. For community seed banks across Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala, 2019 has been a year of breakthrough collaborations with national genebanks to do just that.
It’s a big world out there, and we’re helping farmers change it one seed at a time. Browse through our success stories and active campaigns.
The way food is grown and distributed today means exploitation, displacement and hunger for nearly 1 billion family farmers.
A decade ago, could you have imagined a rush on kale seeds?
From its origins as a wild plant in the Americas to the thousands of varieties grown around the world today, tomatoes have evolved into one of the world’s most popular food crops.
From its wild origins in Central America and Mexico to the hundreds of different varieties grown around the world today, the squash family includes some of the largest and most diverse fruits in the plant kingdom and is a significant source of food for many cultures.
“We have taken much pride in our community garden initiative as a way of restoring our food sovereignty once again.”
Even your makeup, soaps and lotions could contain a substance whose cultivation contributes to deforestation and displacement of small-scale farmers.
With the average farmer being 54 years old, who will grow our food, when today’s farmers retire?
When he was 12 years old, Owen Bridge had an encounter that would change his life.
Youth cooperatives give young farmers the support they need to flourish. And seeds give them hope for the future.
Caroline Chartrand saves the seeds Métis people in southern Manitoba saved for generations. She and the volunteers who work with her keep biodiversity alive.
Loïc Dewavrin is a grain, soy and oil seed farmer – and a seed saver on a massive scale.
Climate change makes growing corn in parts of Central America near impossible. So these farmers are turning to a new/old grain to get by.
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.
At SeedChange, we believe that farmers have the right to save seed.
For many years, Sitan walked hours every day to the market in Bamako, Mali to sell agricultural goods. Her income was unreliable and the exhausting journey put her personal safety at risk.