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Month: September 2018

‘People’s Plant Breeding’ event, part 2: the grain selection

On the 25th September, immediately preceding our AGM, we started what might well be the first ever community science experiment of its kind: a ‘People’s Plant Breeding’ grain selection event. ‘A small, quiet and entirely benign revolution.’ We… Read More

‘People’s Plant Breeding’ grain selection event part 1: the background

Scotland The Bread has recently grown 70 tonnes of wheat and rye on the Balcaskie Estate in Fife. There are 10 ‘varieties’ which, with the exception of one modern spring wheat Paragon, are characterised by considerable genetic diversity… Read More