The Seed Hunter

Check out this new documentary about Dr. Ken Street – The Indiana Jones of Seed Hunting!



According to the website, "Seed Hunter will take you on a remarkable journey from the drought ravaged farms of Australia, to the heart of the Middle East, to the mountains of Tajikistan where charismatic Australian scientist Dr Ken Street – a real life version of Indiana Jones – and his team of ‘gene detectives’ hunt for plant genes that will help our food withstand the impact of 21st century global warming."

Here is the trailer. I want to see this now:

If you're interested, you can purchase this DVD or even see the film in person. It is playing at the Environmental Film Festival, in Washington DC, on March 20th.

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About the Author

Theresa Loe is the Co-Executive TV Producer and the On-Air Canning/Homesteading Expert for the national PBS gardening TV series, Growing A Greener World. She is a lifetime canner and a graduate of the Master Food Preserver Program. She studied both sustainable horticulture and professional culinary arts and she is a wrangler of chickens and two teenage children. (Not necessarily in that order.)

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