edited by Ferron Salniker


People have often harbored seeds when forced to leave their homes or when their homes seem to disappear from under them. Seeds have been braided into hair, sewed into clothing, stored and hidden inside shrinking cornfields. Sharing seeds is a layered act: it is survival, autonomy, preservation.






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Active Cultures is a cultural organization that explores the convergence of food and art in contemporary life.