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Our Atlantic Canada Program

The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security was launched in February 2013 to help build the national movement to conserve and advance seed biodiversity, keep seed in the public domain, and promote ecological seed production. ACORN is proud to be collaborating closely with SeedChange, formerly USC Canada, as the implementation partner for this work in Atlantic Canada!

Under this banner ACORN coordinates seed field days, events, workshops, research projects, and support for seed libraries. For information on national programs and resources, please visit or Steph Hughes,  is the Atlantic Canada Program Manager for The Bauta Family Initiative. To receive updates and news about seedy events, activities and projects in Atlantic Canada, please send Steph an email.

This program is made possible thanks to the vision and leadership of Gretchen Bauta, member of the Weston family. It is delivered by SeedChange, in partnership with Seeds of Diversity Canada and through the generous support of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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