Regional Coordinator, Quebec - The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security

We are looking for a creative and effective person to join our team as Regional Coordinator - Quebec for The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security (BFICSS). The Coordinator will implement regional programs, lead on budget management, monitoring and evaluation in Quebec, and participate actively in the program's national team.

The BFICSS is building a national movement to enhance seed biodiversity, keep seed in the public domain, and promote ecological seed production. The program is implemented across Canada in collaboration with food and farming organizations, farmers, researchers and other partners. Click here for more information.

Apply by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline for receiving applications is April 13 at midnight.

Now it's your turn! You can be a seed saver - but you'll have to find seeds to start with first. We can help you out.

Is there a special someone who makes your pulse speed up? Who makes your knees go wheat? Someone you think is grape? Let them know!

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Arzeena Hamir from Amara Farm in the Comox Valley in British Columbia.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Seedling Stories, an educator in Toronto who LOVES seeds.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from the Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia and was taken at ALM Organic Farm in Sooke, B.C.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from our own photo archives from a field visit to our Seeds of Survival program in Ethiopia.

Today's "What's That Seed? Wednesday" comes from Urban Harvest, a certified organic seed company in Toronto.

"What's That Seed? Wednesday" is brought to you by Camelia Frieberg from Watershed Farm in Nova Scotia.

Remember seed saver Aabir Dey? He's always has great insight regarding seeds. Here he is speaking with lawyer Glenford Jameson about seed security in Canada. Listen in!

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We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.

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