The first-ever crowdfunding of a new cereal variety protected as a commons for all - specifically, a new rye from an organic breeding company.
Culinaris is a young organic seed initiative with a focus on varieties that thrive under low-input conditions. Some of the varieties were developed in research projects, including the open-source tomatoes.
With its products, the family business wants to encourage people to plant kitchen gardens again, especially edible gardens, for the benefit of people and the environment.
The 'Beetfreunde' are an online community with a passion for gardening that wants to inspire others to grow more food themselves again. In their shop you only find products that have convinced the owners themselves, e.g. open-source seeds.
Raimund Biogartenbedarf is a mail order company specialising in ecological and sustainable garden products under the motto ""Good things for discerning gardeners" and therefore also offers open-source seeds.
It was founded in March 2016 as the first 'Ernährungsrat‘ (food council) in Germany and aims to strengthen regional cycles and awareness of the value of food and sustainable agriculture - e.g. by creating its own open-source bread for Cologne!
is a small plant breeding company in Weiach (Switzerland) that works with tomatoes, potatoes and other vegetable varieties. The varieties are specifically for the organic and permaculture market. VARIETAS has developed our open-source potatoes!