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I grow my produce from Organic Seed sources. I allow all my plants to live out their full natural life cycle and I collect as much seed from my plants as possible. I then use this seed to replant the following year. I package and sell my seeds along side my produce at the farmers markets. I also advocate the Safe Seed Pledge, innovated by High Mowing Organic Seeds in 1999:

Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives depend. We must protect this foundation as a safe and genetically stable source for future generations. For the benefit of all farmers, gardeners and consumers who want an alternative, we pledge that we do not knowingly buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants. The mechanical transfer of genetic material outside of natural reproductive methods and between genera, families or kingdoms poses great biological risks, as well as economic, political and cultural threats. We feel that genetically engineered varieties have been insufficiently tested prior to public release. More research and testing is necessary to further assess the potential risks of genetically engineered seeds. Further, we wish to support agricultural progress that leads to healthier soils, genetically diverse agricultural ecosystems and ultimately healthy people and communities.

Intueri Farm - Good Seeds

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