Uniting the Spirit, Science, and Craft of Seed Saving at First-Ever Mountain West Seed Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 12, 2016: After almost three years of seed education and organizing in the Mountain West, the nonprofit group Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, announces the first Mountain West Seed Summit. This unique conference will gather together “seed stewards,” individuals committed to preserving seed diversity, from the Mountain West region and beyond for three days of networking and seed knowledge.

RMSA Continues to Break New Ground in Regional Seed Movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2016: Locally grown seeds are the foundation to a healthy food system and environment. In the Rocky Mountain West, the premier nonprofit organization working to build regional seed security is the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance (RMSA). The group’s mission is to assure an abundant and diverse supply of seeds for the Rocky Mountain region through education, networking, and establishing community-­based models of seed stewardship.

Move Over Monsanto: Seed School Teacher Training Creates a New Food System Rooted in Local Seeds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2016:  Seeds may soon be the most valuable resource on earth. As many analysts and reporters have signaled, our global food system is in dire straits. Climate chaos, economic turbulence, and unsustainable farming practices have unleashed a perfect storm that threatens to topple “Big Ag” and puts our food security in peril. At the same time, a grassroots uprising against Monsanto and the genetic modification of our crops continues to grow around the world, demanding a new agricultural paradigm rooted in seed sovereignty.

Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance Celebrates First-Year Anniversary at The Community Library, Ketchum, Idaho

Event on August 12th focuses on local seed saving and sharing efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 1, 2015:  After an exciting and productive inaugural year, the regional seed conservation nonprofit Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance (RMSA) is celebrating with an event at The Community Library. Gardeners, seed savers, and the general public are invited to come learn about the local seed movement that is taking root in communities across the Rocky Mountain region.  The Community Library recently became the new home of the Wood River Seed Library.

Innovative Seed Saving Program Offers Online Version

Begins February 10th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 5, 2015: The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance and Seedsave.org announce Seed School Online, the first-ever web-based presentation of the nationally acclaimed Seed School program that is successfully training people to create sustainable, localized seed systems where they live. As awareness of the destructive impacts of industrial agriculture grows, a global movement is rising to take control over our seeds and ensure the health of our food system, communities, and environment. Seed School Online supports this seed saving renaissance by making this empowering seed knowledge available to people around the world in an engaging and interactive webinar format.

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Our mission is to assure a diverse and abundant supply of seeds for the Rocky Mountain West through networking, education and helping establish community-based models of seed stewardship.



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