Nibbles: New Indian genebank, Bremji Kul conservation, Ugandan cassava, Chicago heirloom tomato guy, Malawi root & tuber value chains, Wild harvested plants report, Indigenous oyster harvesting, The Recipes Project

  1. Maharashtra to set up a genebank, but definitely NOT the nation’s first.
  2. Meanwhile, in Kashmir
  3. Let them eat cassava cake.
  4. Minor roots and tubers not so minor in Malawi. Cassava unavailable for comment.
  5. Area man shares heirloom tomatoes. Not many people hurt.
  6. How to make the most, sustainably, of 12 wild-harvested plant species. According to FAO.
  7. Indigenous peoples have been harvesting oysters sustainably for millennia.
  8. The wonderful Plant Humanities Initiative does recipes.

Nibbles: Oz genebanks, Turkish heirlooms, Indian heirlooms, Peruvian cryobank, Chinese cryobank, Seeds for farmers, Gamma gardens, Bees, DSI, Seville cathedral, Food & climate change

  1. Australian politicians promise genebank. World holds its breath.
  2. Meanwhile, in Turkey
  3. … and India
  4. …and Peru
  5. …and China.
  6. Another way of getting seeds to farmers.
  7. What, even irradiated ones?
  8. But don’t forget the bees.
  9. Hopefully DIS won’t scupper all this sharing.
  10. Because although our foods are not set in stone
  11. …we’ll need more than changes in habits to adapt agriculture to climate change.