As food prices continue to rise and the very real issue of GMO contamination becomes more apparent, many people are realizing how important it is to be self-sufficient. Start your own seed bank with friends and neighbors! Here are some tips to get you started!

DIY: How to start a community seed bank

As food prices continue to rise and the very real issue of GMO contamination becomes more apparent, many people are realizing how important it is to be self-sufficient. Start your own seed bank with friends and neighbors! Here are some tips to get you started!

Find links to specific seed saving instructions for 27 common vegetables. This online information comes from Basic Seed Saving, a 48 page paperback book written by Bill McDorman. It was created to provide enough practical information to allow gardeners to embark on the rewarding adventure of saving their own seeds. Printed copies are available for five ninety-five.

Find links to specific seed saving instructions for 27 common vegetables. This online information comes from Basic Seed Saving, a 48 page paperback book written by Bill McDorman. It was created to provide enough practical information to allow gardeners to embark on the rewarding adventure of saving their own seeds. Printed copies are available for five ninety-five.

Survival Mom DIY: Assemble Your Own Seed Bank

Survival Mom DIY: Assemble Your Own Seed Bank - Survival Mom

Seed Library: Why It Matters (and Why You Should Probably Start One)

Seed Library: Why It Matters (and Why You Should Probably Start One)

Seed libraries are a great way to encourage library customers to create their own garden and to utilize their local library branch in a whole new way.

Doomsday Vault: The World's Seed-Bank Backup #Infographic

Doomsday Vault: The World's Seed-Bank Backup #Infographic

Doomsday Vault: The World's Seed Bank Backup On a remote Arctic island lies the world's seed bank backup; it holds specimens from around the world in case of catastrophic losses of crops.

Given the just-right devastating crisis event, food storage and the ability to grow your own food may become more valuable than precious metals! Every responsible person should be thinking about learning how to garden, getting even a small one started (even if only using containers on a balcony--like I used to do when I rented), and of course, having good seeds set aside for current and future use. Right now! Here's more about what to consider and how to get your seed storage going!

May 18 Why You MUST Keep a Seed Bank---Things to Consider

Given the just-right devastating crisis event, food storage and the ability to grow your own food may become more valuable than precious metals! Every responsible person should be thinking about learning how to garden, getting even a small one started (even if only using containers on a balcony--like I used to do when I rented), and of course, having good seeds set aside for current and future use. Right now! Here's more about what to consider and how to get your seed storage going!

The Homestead Survival | Free Printable Seed Saver Packets For Creating A Seed Bank | http://thehomesteadsurvival.com

The Homestead Survival | Free Printable Seed Saver Packets For Creating A Seed Bank | http://thehomesteadsurvival.com

Didn't think it was possible to have design for seed storage, but here is  -seed storage from Design Sponge!

Didn't think it was possible to have design for seed storage, but here is -seed storage from Design Sponge!

Bead Box Seed Library We all love to collect and examine and arrange our seed packs in winter. But when its time to plant, fumbling with those envelopes can result in frustration and wasted seeds. Use an inexpensive craft bead box with a locking mechanism to make yourself a seed library. Easy access to your most common and succession planted veggies.

Bead Box Seed Library

Bead Box Seed Library We all love to collect and examine and arrange our seed packs in winter. But when its time to plant, fumbling with those envelopes can result in frustration and wasted seeds. Use an inexpensive craft bead box with a locking mechanism to make yourself a seed library. Easy access to your most common and succession planted veggies.

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