Seedmap.org is a unique, user-friendly, interactive and comprehensive online tool to explore where our food comes from, the challenges facing agriculture today, and strategies to overcome them.

Click through and learn about the origins of our food crops, the farmers who continue to nurture them, the threats to our food supply, and achievable solutions.

 

  • The solanum pimpinellifolium measured in millimeters. (Scott Peacock, C.M. Rick Tomato Genetics Resource Center; image cropped)
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    Why Is Tomato Sylvestre, a Wild, Pea-Size Tomato is So Important?

Why Is Tomato Sylvestre, a Wild, Pea-Size Tomato is So Important?

As we face more and more frequent and extreme weather patterns, tapping back into the rich genetic resources of its crop wild relatives will be crucial. It will be a matter of survival.

Just Adopted: Arusha Protocol of New Varieties of Plants

As the Arusha Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants was just adopted, many fear significant impact on African farmers.
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    Agroecology Can Help Fix Our Broken Food System. Here’s How.

Agroecology Can Help Fix Our Broken Food System. Here’s How.

The various incarnations of the sustainable food movement need a science with which to approach a system as complex as food and farming.