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Re: Seed Diversity (fwd)

Bryan K. Baker                                  206/616-1634
Community and the Environment                   University of Washington
Northwest Policy Center                         Box 353060
http://weber.u.washington.edu/~npcweb/Envi.html Seattle, WA 98195

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Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 16:38:09 -0700
From: eggbert <itsnunya@concentric.net>
Reply-To: Ecobalance list <ecobalance@gaia.org>
To: Ecobalance list <ecobalance@gaia.org>
Subject: Re: Hemp, paper etc.

Sun Country Realty wrote:
>  Please don't wait to start saving seed, the time is now, 10 years will be
> too late, many strains extinct.  The US just forced that same kind of
> agreement on India regarding patented seeds, etc. through world trade
>  Save open pollinated seeds for you and your community. blessings....michelle
>We are living on less than 3% of the vegetable crop gene pool.  The time is now to start saving and creating seed.  Backyard gardeners need to keep spreading the word and knowledge.  We can no longer rely on corporations to feed us.  And if the threat to biodiversity isn't enough, we now have to worry about transgenic crops. It appears that some are just after their own best intersests.  Please just keep spreading the word. :^()