Alexander Klepnev CC BY 4.0 “Open Source” Seeds Loosen Big Ag’s Grip on Farmers A handful of companies own the patents on virtually every seed planted in the US. Now, a new crop of unowned seeds is bringing biodiversity back to farming. By Michaela Haas Sign up for our monthly newsletter! When Jack Kloppenburg looks...
Open source is like a pressure valve for how much companies can screw people over. I hope this becomes a big thing.
I am excited to be planting the first OS-seeds this year that someone on matrix has donated to me : )
Even if these aren’t used by a lot of farmers, them existing and being available is so awesome. Really makes me happy.
It’s disgusting that plants are copyrighted.
“got a license to grow those seeds?”
it’s a fucking plant.