Our Mission is to support current and aspiring seed keepers and food growers in their commitments to nourish healthy communities, to care for land and water, and to grow seed diversity. 


We Envision a healthy world rooted in community care for life, land, water, people, and seeds.

Job Announcement: Northern Arizona

Seeking Rainwater Catchment Systems Installers

We are in search of experienced water catchment systems installers! This is directly tied to our project 'Rainwater Catchment Systems' project where over the course of 2024 we will be installing up to 49 systems in various locations across the southwest.

Our first site will focus in northern Arizona, specifically near Forest Lake Chapter on the Navajo Nation. If you are qualified and interested in participating in this project, please check out our website for specifics and fill out the form to apply.

more info on the rainwater catchment systems project

What We Do


Three online offerings which guide learners on topics focusing on seed saving, heritage grain growing, or ancient grain cooking methods.

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Current Projects

A massive Thank You to our project funders the Native American Agriculture Fund and the CLIF Family Foundation for showing their belief in community.

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Past Events

A look at some of the incredible events we have been able to participate in - we thank all the communities for letting us join them.

past events

Seed Story

Join the chat on most 3rd Thursday's of the month and connect with food growers, seedkeepers, and activists as they share their Seed Story. Our latest episode features Daryle Conquering Bear Crow.


Who We Are

Renée Fourie

Financial Administrator
Education Coordinator

Marissa Joe

Health and Justice Coordinator
NAAF Coordinator

Shannon Francis

Board Member

Joseluis Ortiz y Muniz

Board Member

We invite you to help 

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by making a financial contribution

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Seeds are the heart of what we do; we know that in order to care for seeds, we must care for the land, water, and people too. This holistic perspective guides us.

We ask you to continue to trust in us as we carry on with our work as a seed saving education organization. Your support during this next chapter is vital, and we hope you stand beside us in life, land, water, people and seeds.

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