The madness of the EU and their unending support of the big machine at the expense of the little guy.
This video clip explains the importance of seeds, and seed diversity far better than I can.
This is huge, and truly HORRIBLE.
I’ve just learned the EU is trying to pass a new law that would outlaw the selling or trading of heirloom varieties of seeds. If passed, this law would benefit only the multinational seed companies – like Monsanto – while endangering biodiversity and the safety of future food production.
If this is a sign of things to come, we are all at risk, not just the countries of Europe.
Why does any of this matter? The answer is complicated but I’ll try and boil it down to a few key issues.
1. Farmers are currently growing crops based on a few hybrid seed varieties.
2. These hybrid seeds are owned by a few, ginormous, multinational seed companies who own the patents, and have a virtual monopoly…
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