History

Droit de SemerFor centuries our ancestors produced seed to grow their own crops. Each year they sowed it. The seed gave plants and the plants gave seed. Each year, farmers selected seed from plants best adapted to their climate, soil and needs, taking part in our common heritage. Then, 20th century farm policy encouraged farmers to buy certified seed from specialised producers. Most farmers stopped saving seed…

Today, what options do farmers actually have? Let’s meet Olivia to understand…