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Thanks for dropping by. We love celebrating seeds. But for every amazing seed, there’s a long history of seed savers who made it possible.

Here’s where you’ll find seed keeners, champions, savers, storytellers – and you. Yes you! Tell us your story of seeds. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #celebrateseeds and you might see yourself right here! Or email us at seedsaver@usc-canada.org.


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Now it's your turn! You can be a seed saver - but you'll have to find seeds to start with first. We can help you out.

Is there a special someone who makes your pulse speed up? Who makes your knees go wheat? Someone you think is grape? Let them know!

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Arzeena Hamir from Amara Farm in the Comox Valley in British Columbia.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Seedling Stories, an educator in Toronto who LOVES seeds.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from the Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia and was taken at ALM Organic Farm in Sooke, B.C.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from our own photo archives from a field visit to our Seeds of Survival program in Ethiopia.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Urban Harvest, a certified organic seed company in Toronto.

"What's That Seed? Wednesday" is brought to you by Camelia Frieberg from Watershed Farm in Nova Scotia.

Remember seed saver Aabir Dey? He's always has great insight regarding seeds. Here he is speaking with lawyer Glenford Jameson about seed security in Canada. Listen in!

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" is brought to you by seed saver Keeley Nixon! And it's a whole seedy smorgasbord.

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LottaHitschmanova tbnWhat's in a Name?

We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.



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