Projects

Perennial Kale Breeding Project

Oregon-based plant breeder Chris Homanics is working to develop diverse perennial kale lines that taste great,…

Sword Bean as a Young Tree Companion Plant

This project aims to evaluate the efficacy of two perennial species of sword bean (Canavalia…

Dryland Rice for Northern Cultivation

There is great potential for growing dryland, or upland, rice in organic cultivation in more northern…

Wetlands Rice Variety Trials

There is great potential for small-scale, organic rice production on marginal wetlands using agro-ecological…

Tartary Buckwheat Germplasm Evaluation

Evaluating roughly 80 accessions of Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum), a valuable pseudo-cereal and…

EFN Rare Seed Saving & Increases

For volunteers anywhere interested in being mailed seeds or other plant material to be grown out. You will…