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Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association Need Donations

OSGATA is asking for support in the form of donations to the "Farmer Travel Fund." What will the donation be used for? According to the association's pledge page:

  • Coordinating the PUBPAT lawsuit against Monsanto’s GMO patents as well as providing information to the public.
  • Defending a farmer’s right to save and trade seed
  • Encouraging the viability of regional organic seed companies
  • Promoting the right to farm, protected from GMO contamination
  • Ensuring the right to true choice in the marketplace for farmers and consumers
  • Establishing protocols for maintaining organic seed integrity and testing seed quality.
  • Protecting farmer developed varieties
  • Developing  and supporting  organic seed standards
  • Encouraging National Organic Program progress toward 100% organic seed

To make a donation visit the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association's website and donate via PayPal

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