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SEEDS OF TIME - A FILM BY SANDY McLeod Published in Perreault Magazine

 “I’m not sure why it happened, but it really dawned on me that agriculture was going to face a gigantic challenge with climate change and that agriculture was not ready.” by-Cary FOWLER

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation and rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are affecting farmers globally. Communities of indigenous Peruvian farmers are already suffering those effects, as they try desperately to save over 1,500 varieties of native potato in their fields. But with little time to waste, both Fowler and the farmers embark on passionate and personal journeys that may save the one resource “We cannot live without: our seeds”.

With a passion few possess, Cary set out to build the world’s first global seed in Norway, is an unprecedented insurance policy for the crop diversity of the become the first indigenous community to send samples of their potato diversity global food system continue to rise, adaptation will become a requisite for our food crops?
How do we create new diversity to adapt our fields to a changing it will require a combination of efforts: from scientists, plant breeders, researchers.

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