Saving Our Lives One Seed at a Time: Part I

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“I realised that what was…under threat was something deeper — the connection to a sense of cultural identity. The songs women would sing in the fields. Phrases, even the words we use.” — Vivien Sansour, founder of the Palestine Heirloom Seed Library

The world lost 94% of its vegetable seed varieties in the 20th century.

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