Backyard Seed Banks
Topics: Biodiversity, Environment, Radio, Sustainable Food
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Fall is harvest time in Northern California. But there's one thing most backyard gardeners don't harvest: seeds. Seed saving is a technique that has fallen by the wayside in modern agriculture. The idea is to preserve biodiversity and develop plants that are suited for the Bay Area's micro-climates. As Lauren Sommer reports, a handful of people are starting their own seed-saving efforts.