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Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) Pledged Varieties

Great Lakes Staple Seeds Open Source Seed Initiative Seed Varieties

Free the Seed!


These varieties are open-source seed, lovingly and thoughtfully developed by small-scale, independent breeders. Their use is governed by the OSSI pledge:

Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) Pledge: You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents, licenses or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.

Please learn more about the Open Source Seed Initiative by following this link.