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seeds go sailing, wonderful european sail freight in motion

Seed Journey -- a project from the artist group Future Farmers-- is a seafaring voyage connected to a public art project. "Seed Journey moves people, ideas and seeds through time and space. This voyage—its crew and cargo—are agents that link the commons as they relate to local networks and a more global complex of seed savers and stewards […]

Posted: November 28 2016
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norwegian seaweed!

For you seaweed fans out there, check out this online Norwegian seaweed shop!

Posted: June 16 2016
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we have some qualms about partnership with large seed companies

Nestled in the Norwegian Arctic, secure in an underground vault, rests one resource mankind cannot live without: seeds. The vault is a piece of a larger project of agricultural pioneer Cary Fowler in a passionate race against time to protect the future of our food supply, as captured in a documentary film Seeds of Time. […]

Posted: April 20 2016
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movie: seeds of time

Cary Fowler is a man with a mission. A mission that is about securing the foundation of nothing less than earth's survival in the form of the world's smallest currency: seeds! The scientist and tireless idealist Fowler has set out to collect all existing grain types in an enormous 'cereal bank' on the Norwegian archipelago […]

Posted: September 12 2014
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baking and breaking bread

Baking Bread for a Sustainable Future by Chris Riedy, 2 August 2013. It’s raining lightly in Oslo as our procession makes its way past the gleaming white of the Opera House, jutting like a glacier over Oslo Fjord. I am following an artist, Eva Bakkeslett, on a strange journey to a kind of guerilla bakehouse. Colleagues […]

Posted: August 18 2013