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Celebrating seed diversity and sovereignty

On 26 September Sutton for Peace and Justice is screening the film ‘Cotton for my shroud’ to highlight the issue of ‘seed sovereignty’ and the plight of farmers when big corporations take control over the seeds on which they depend.

On a similar theme, on 11 to 12 October, The Great Seed Festival will bring together farmers, growers, environmentalists, chefs, activists, gardeners, allotmenteers, artists, musicians and everybody in-between to celebrate the magic of seed, bring to light the importance of seed diversity and rekindle the connection between seed and food.

And for a related story about seed sovereignty and farmers in Africa, see this World Development Movement article.

 

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