Growing Steady


Growing plants is the in thing. Especially plants for food. There are all kinds of health benefits associated with growing not least reducing stress and if you really get into gardening - exercise! If you've never grown a plant from a seed you can get started now! If you are a seasoned grower, try growing something new.

A square badge with a flower going to seed in the center with the words: Growing Steady

Save the seeds.

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Act for Seed & Food Freedom

Act for Seed & Food Freedom: 2-16 October 2013

Vandana Shiva talks about the importance of saving seeds.
7 minutes


How do I save seeds?

It's really easy. The Real Seeds people have some great info on saving seeds.

Can you save the seeds from F1 varieties?

It is possible, but the plants that grow won't be the same as the ones the seed came from.

How can seeds be political?

It comes down to money vs freedom. Vandana Shiva talks about it at Seed Freedom.

Beware of

Poor plants

Always collect seeds from the best plants, that way you'll have the best seeds for growing next year.

How the points breakdown

  • Travel
  • Food
  • Pollution and waste
  • Energy
  • Animal rights
  • Human rights
  • Education and culture
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Water
  • Land and community
  • Finance
  • Building
  • Biodiversity

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