The Cowichan Green Community has received funding to document seed saving history in the valley.
The project lead for Sharing Our Seed Stories is Nora Arajs.
She explains why the federal government is funding the initiative through the New Horizons for Seniors Program.
She says seed saving is a critical aspect of food security.
Arajs the adds non-profit organization’s mandate is to turn the valley into a more resilient and food secure region.