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  • 2016 Spring Seed Campaign

  • What We Do

    We're on a mission to strengthen rural communities to build healthy farming and food systems from the ground up.

    Groundswell International

    Strengthening rural communities

    Groundswell empowers family farmers in Africa, the Americas and Asia to cultivate, grow and spread environmentally sound farming practices that work with nature, not against it.

    Buchi Kombucha

    Cultivating the Culture

    Buchi is a community centered, women founded and 15% worker-owned business continuing the ancient folk tradition of brewing kombucha, a living, probiotic rich, all-natural beverage. 

    Sow True Seed

    Preserving our shared botanical heritage

    An open-pollinated, untreated, GMO-free seed company in Asheville, NC offering 400+ varieties of vegetable, herb and flower seeds featuring heirloom, organic, and traditional favorites.

  • Video

    Learn more about how we're seeding food sovereignty in Western North Carolina.

  • Grow Food Where People Live

    We believe in a world where everyone has access to fresh, healthy food.

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