Re: [pfaf] potato blight in Wales
- On Wed, 10 Sep 2008 22:29:15 +0200, you wrote:
>The message <5r6gc4t45ldpnsa8j7l78uutu10g1r4deh@...>I don't know; I'm in the USA. So far as I know, they just changed their
>from Pat Meadows <pat@...> contains these words:
>> One place that sells it in the UK is Garden Organic, the former Henry
>> Doubleday Research Association, the primary promoter (I believe) of organic
>> farming in the UK.
>What happened to the Henry Doubleday Research Association ? I used to
>recommend it to people but it seems to have changed completely. You
>could formerly get seeds from them and more if you were willing to
>return seeds, for a vast selection of heritage vegetables. I couldn't
>work it out from the new site.
name, and they still do that.
But maybe they ran afoul of EU regulations on seeds, which I have read are
ferocious, and totally slanted against seed exchanges and small seed
sellers. (I.e., the equivalent of several thousand dollars being required
to 'register' a seed before it can be legally sold.)
You could probably email them and ask.
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