Today, we produce enough calories, to feed our world twice!
We don’t need GMOs – Let’s keep our seeds’ diversity. Let’s keep our sovereignty.
Seed Matters is a short film capturing some of the voices from The Great Seed Festival which took place in October, 2014 to raise awareness of the importance of seed, and to celebrate seed, food and biodiversity.
Filmmaker: Jason Taylor and Chintan Gohil
Music by Garry Morris
Inga, represents the “Arch Noah” – a seed saving organization based in Austria and in Brussels.
Here, sitting in Peliti’s Seed House with Panagiotis Sainatoudis – the inspiration and directing force behind the seed group PELITI in Greece – Inga discusses on the current situation with traditional seeds in Austria, and how home gardeners, farmers but also governmental policies treat them.
Also, what was has been the impact of the European Union reforming the Seed Marketing Law, and how did that legislation trigger a cooperation of Seed Saving groups all across Europe?
This meeting took place during the 1st Global Meeting for Commons, an event dedicated to Seed Freedom, Food Freedom and Earth Demogracy on 15-18th April 2015 in Paranesti, Greece.
The event was organized by Peliti (www.peliti.gr) and was supported by:
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