About Bellingen Seedsavers

We are a group of like-minded growers of useful heritage plant varieties in the Bellingen area of northeast New South Wales, Australia.

Our climate varies from frost-free coastal areas to inland river valleys and highlands with frosts. Bellingen has an average annual rainfall of 1507ml.

Sunday, 26 May 2013

March against Monsanto in Bellingen


Some seedsavers attended this march which was organised by Bellingen locals.

Check out what happened around the world.
http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/

Here is the FaceBook page link
 https://www.facebook.com/events/140066149513652/?fref=ts


Jude and Michel Fanton, founders of Seedsavers, were unable to attend. They sent an apology which was read out to the audience.

"We are unable to attend as we are in Albania. We had the huge privilege of hearing Vandana Shiva in person at a free seed festival in Greece 10th to 13th of May. Let's continue to exchange freely and abundantly." Jude Fanton

Here are some pics from the day. Marguerite and Annabelle, with supporters, organised an inspiring event.

Carol Vernon read an apology from Jude and Michel Fanton

Marching to the park.

Bellingen Memorial Hall was the wet weather venue





Around 400 attended the event.


NEWS: Monsanto Protection Act, in the USA, May Soon be Repealed Thanks to Activism

 

 

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