A Growing Revolution to Save Food. The Seed Underground is a sort of manifesto on the practice and importance of seed saving. While the author mixes in chapters that discuss the assault on non-corporate, non-patent protected seed varieties and the dangers of industrial agriculture, most of the book is a collection of intriguing stories about those involved in the seed saving movement. By Janisse Ray. Paperback, 217 pp.
Key Features Include:
• More Gardens, Less Gas
• A Rind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste
• Keeping Preacher Beans Alive
• The Bad Genie Is Out of the Bottle
• Basic Seed Saving
• Wheat Anarchists
• What You Can Do
Help to protect the ideas and traditions of local gardening and save the seed that we have left! Already 94% of all seed varieties that were available at the turn of the 20th century have vanished forever.