The Seed Savers’ Network was established in Australia in 1985 with these charitable and educational purposes in its deeds:

To develop and promote:

  • Educational programmes for the preservation of open-pollinated (non-hybrid) seeds and the genetic diversity of plant varieties;

  • Non-profit seed exchange programmes;

  • Agricultural and horticultural programmes with particular emphasis on the propagation of open-pollinated plant varieties;

  • Preservation gardens for open-pollinated plant varieties;

  • Seed banks for non-hybrid plant varieties;

  • Scientific research relating to the above matters, either alone or in conjunction with a public university or other institution.

These Aims have not changed since our inception.

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