For our friends are the Hudson Valley Seed Library.
Seems like a pretty useful bit of subsidy. Even if the slots are filled for the cash it’s worth participating.
Greetings from the Hudson Valley Seed Library! You’re receiving this e-mail because you have expressed interest at some point (as recently as yesterday, as long ago as 2008) in producing seed for the Seed Library. We hope you’ve had a good winter–a real one, this year!–and are looking forward to the start of the growing season.
Based on our successes and failures with the Seed Stewards Network program in past years, we have revised our program to ensure a successful and happy experience for all who choose to take part. We hope that these changes will help us create lasting partnerships with growers that can help seed production blossom in the Northeast.
The key improvements are the use of a Google Doc Spreadsheet to coordinate this year’s Growout and a clear payment schedule so that growers know what to expect before getting started.
In addition, we’re excited to announce that we have received a SARE grant this year to study the impact of disease on small-scale organic seed production in the Northeast! Continue Reading →