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 Understanding What You Eat 
 Seed Industry Consolidation Encourages Local Alternatives
 Interview
 Alan Kapuler
 Thomas Allen  
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Since the 1970s, concern for declining genetic diversity has spawned a movement to save heirloom crops. Kapular offers alternatives to GMO crops.
Tom Allen
Evergreen - Produced in December 2006. Agriculture industry consolidation and the green revolution have lead to a 95% reduction in cultivars commercially available. Quality of seed available to home gardeners and small farmers has deteriorated. What to do?

Alan Kapuler gave up a career in mainstream science to save our genetic heritage in the face of corporate monopolization of world-wide genetic stocks of food crops. From his operation in Corvallis Oregon, Peace Seeds propagates unusual food plants suitable for the cascade bioregion. See related program by Tom Allen "Seeds and Stems."

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00:12:16 English 2002-12-19
 Corvallis, Oregon
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