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''[[Talk:Mission|Save the Seed]]'' ''([[Guardar_la_Semilla|Versión Español]])'' is a free online inventory tool and semantic wiki network for farmers, gardeners, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_bank seed banks], and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_library librarians] to cooperatively catalog and share seeds and information in the interest of preserving traditional organic farming and our heirloom plants. When a seed saver [[Form:Inventory|enters]] their [[:Category:Sand_Mountain_Seed_Bank|seed bank inventory]] they can print out [http://savetheseed.net/label/index.php?page=Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood&label_type=SEEDPACKET seed packet labels], [http://savetheseed.net/label/index.php?page=Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood&label_type=NEWJARLABEL storage labels], [[Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood|track strains of growouts]], [http://savetheseed.net/wiki/Special:FormEdit/Request/Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood/Requested_2016-04-09-20:09 document trait selection], and record the history behind each variety. The site may also be useful for community seed librarians to make requests to participating seed banks for packets of these seeds. When Growers acquire the seeds they may learn about the breeding history, so that they may continue selecting for those traits as well as contribute seeds or documentation back to the seed bank.  
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''[[Talk:Mission|Save the Seed]]'' ''([[Guardar_la_Semilla|Español]])'' is a free online inventory tool created by and for farmers, gardeners, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_bank seed banks], and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_library librarians] in the [[Humid Subtropical North America|North American Humid Subtropics]] to cooperatively catalog and share seeds and information in the interest of preserving traditional organic farming and our heirloom plants. When we [[Form:Inventory|enter]] our [[:Category:Sand_Mountain_Seed_Bank|seed bank inventories]] we can print out [http://savetheseed.net/label/index.php?page=Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood&label_type=SEEDPACKET seed packet labels], [http://savetheseed.net/label/index.php?page=Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood&label_type=NEWJARLABEL storage labels], [[Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood|track strains of growouts]], [http://savetheseed.net/wiki/Special:FormEdit/Request/Sweet_Home_Alabama_Zinnia_2011_Hagood/Requested_2016-04-09-20:09 document trait selection], and record the history behind each variety. The site may also be useful for community seed librarians to make requests to participating seed banks for packets of these seeds. When we acquire the seeds for growing, we may learn about the breeding history, so that we can continue selecting for those traits as well as contribute seeds or documentation back to the seed bank.  
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Seeds may be made available on a rotating basis, with consideration for local laws, and the limitations of each seed bank.  In the spirit of preserving these valuable varieties, we request that you grow out, save your seed, and re-share these varieties with friends and family. Farmers, Gardeners, Seed Exchangers, Librarians, and volunteers are invited to request a user account at the top right of this page. Cooperative involvement through this website can be maintained by:
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*'''Users''' maintaining contact on their userpages, via talk pages or another method of their choosing
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*'''Seed Banks''' maintaining an accessible inventory on the this website, for their patrons, exchangers, librarians or growers. Using the seed packet labels for non profit donations to Seed Libraries, or Growers.
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*'''Growers''', documenting grow outs of the seeds they receive and donating harvested seeds back to respective seed banks
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*'''Librarians''' informing growers how to return seeds to their originating seed bank, and providing literature on good seed saving practices.
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*'''Administrators''' and '''Volunteers''' entering inventory and updating the templates, forms, and back end as needed.
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[[File:SweetHomeAlabama.jpg|175px|thumb|[[Sweet Home Alabama Zinnia 2011 Hagood|Sweet Home Alabama Zinnia]]]]
 
 
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==
 
*'''[[:Category:inventory|Complete Inventory of seeds]]'''.
 
*'''[[:Category:inventory|Complete Inventory of seeds]]'''.
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*'''[[About]]'''
 
*'''[[About]]'''
 
*'''[[FAQ]]'''
 
*'''[[FAQ]]'''
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*'''[[:Category:Seed Library|Seed Libraries]]'''
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*'''Help: [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages Editing a Wiki] & [https://www.semantic-mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing Semantic editing]
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*'''[[Template:Mission|Mission in Progress]]'''
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*'''[[Research|Resources]]
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==Participation==
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Seeds may be made available on a rotating basis, with consideration for local laws, and the limitations of each seed bank.  In the spirit of preservation, we request that you grow out, save your seed, and re-share these varieties with friends, family and your local seed bank. Farmers, Gardeners, Seed Exchangers, Librarians, and volunteers are invited to request a user account at the top right of this page. Cooperative involvement through this website can be maintained by:
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*'''Users''' maintaining contact on our userpages, via talk pages or another method of their choosing
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*'''Seed Banks''' maintaining an accessible inventory on the this website, for our patrons, exchangers, librarians or growers. Using the seed packet labels for non profit donations to Seed Libraries, or Growers.
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*'''Growers''', documenting grow outs of the seeds we receive and donating harvested seeds back to respective seed banks
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*'''Librarians''' informing local growers on how to return seeds to their originating seed bank, and providing literature on good seed saving practices.
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*'''Administrators''' and '''Volunteers''' entering seed bank inventories and updating the templates, forms, and back end as needed. Assisting and delivering starter kits to new seed libraries and community seed banks.
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[[File:Black Peanut and Yard Long.jpg|220px|thumb|[[Yard Long Bean 2017 Hagood|Yard Long Bean]], [[Black Peanut 2003 Hagood|Black Peanuts]] and [[Tarahumara Tecomari Runner Bean 2017 Stackhouse|Tecomari Runners]]]]
  
 
==Tools==
 
==Tools==
 
In order to participate you must first [[Special:RequestAccount|create an account]]. Learn about [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing editing wikis.]  
 
In order to participate you must first [[Special:RequestAccount|create an account]]. Learn about [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing editing wikis.]  
===Grower===
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===For Growers===
 
*[[Form:user|Create your profile]] by going to your [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:User_page user talk page]
 
*[[Form:user|Create your profile]] by going to your [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:User_page user talk page]
 
*Donate heirloom seed to a [[:Category:Bank|Seed Bank]] [http://osseeds.org/actions/ (OSS?)]
 
*Donate heirloom seed to a [[:Category:Bank|Seed Bank]] [http://osseeds.org/actions/ (OSS?)]
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*[[Start a seed bank]] of your own.
 
*[[Start a seed bank]] of your own.
  
===Exchanger===
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===For Seed Exchangers===
 
*[[Form:Inventory|Enter Seed Inventory]]
 
*[[Form:Inventory|Enter Seed Inventory]]
*[[Form:Bank|Create your Bank profile]] by filling out your [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:User_page user] profile from your talk page
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*[[Form:Quarantine|Enter Quarantined Seed]]
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*[[Form:Bank|Create your Bank's profile]] by filling out your [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:User_page user] profile from your talk page
 
*[[Printing Labels]]
 
*[[Printing Labels]]
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*[[Jars|Jar Weights]]
  
===Librarian===
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===For Librarians===
 
*Browse varieties by [[:Category:Inventory|Alphabet]], [[:Category:Plants|Plant index]], or [[:Category:Bank|Seed Bank]]
 
*Browse varieties by [[:Category:Inventory|Alphabet]], [[:Category:Plants|Plant index]], or [[:Category:Bank|Seed Bank]]
 
*you can also enter the latin name in the top right search box  
 
*you can also enter the latin name in the top right search box  
 
*[[Prison seed library project]]
 
*[[Prison seed library project]]
  
===Volunteer===
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===For Volunteers===
 
*[[Form:Inventory|Enter Seed Inventory]]
 
*[[Form:Inventory|Enter Seed Inventory]]
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*[[Form:Quarantine|Enter Quarantined Seed]]
 
*[[Project:Forms]]
 
*[[Project:Forms]]
 
*[http://wiki.redmountainmakers.org/wiki/Project:Seed_bank_database Project:SemanticWiki]
 
*[http://wiki.redmountainmakers.org/wiki/Project:Seed_bank_database Project:SemanticWiki]
*Help people [[start a seed bank]] or [[start a seed library|seed library]]
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*Help people [[start a seed bank]] or [[:Category:Seed Library|seed library]]
  
===Micro-Enterprise===
 
Please review your [[Seed Law|State laws]] on small scale seed sales to find whether you are eligible to distribute seed as a micro-enterprise, and read the prerequisites of the seed bank, before contacting a participating seed bank.
 
*Browse varieties by [[:Category:Inventory|Alphabet]], [[:Category:Plants|Plant index]], or [[:Category:Bank|Seed Bank]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 00:25, 26 May 2018

Save the Seed (Español) is a free online inventory tool created by and for farmers, gardeners, seed banks, and librarians in the North American Humid Subtropics to cooperatively catalog and share seeds and information in the interest of preserving traditional organic farming and our heirloom plants. When we enter our seed bank inventories we can print out seed packet labels, storage labels, track strains of growouts, document trait selection, and record the history behind each variety. The site may also be useful for community seed librarians to make requests to participating seed banks for packets of these seeds. When we acquire the seeds for growing, we may learn about the breeding history, so that we can continue selecting for those traits as well as contribute seeds or documentation back to the seed bank.

Resources

Participation

Seeds may be made available on a rotating basis, with consideration for local laws, and the limitations of each seed bank. In the spirit of preservation, we request that you grow out, save your seed, and re-share these varieties with friends, family and your local seed bank. Farmers, Gardeners, Seed Exchangers, Librarians, and volunteers are invited to request a user account at the top right of this page. Cooperative involvement through this website can be maintained by:

  • Users maintaining contact on our userpages, via talk pages or another method of their choosing
  • Seed Banks maintaining an accessible inventory on the this website, for our patrons, exchangers, librarians or growers. Using the seed packet labels for non profit donations to Seed Libraries, or Growers.
  • Growers, documenting grow outs of the seeds we receive and donating harvested seeds back to respective seed banks
  • Librarians informing local growers on how to return seeds to their originating seed bank, and providing literature on good seed saving practices.
  • Administrators and Volunteers entering seed bank inventories and updating the templates, forms, and back end as needed. Assisting and delivering starter kits to new seed libraries and community seed banks.

Tools

In order to participate you must first create an account. Learn about editing wikis.

For Growers

For Seed Exchangers

For Librarians

For Volunteers