THE ROS TEAM

Ph: 207 872 9093 or 8703, Fax: 207 872 8317, Mailing Address: PO Box 520 Waterville, ME 04903

MAINE

Eli Rogosa Kaufman

a seed-saver, amateur crop breeder and school garden educator

ROS Coordinator

humus1@netvision.net.il

MAINE

Dr. Mark Hutton

mhutton@umext.maine.edu

Maine Cooperative Extension's vegetable and seed specialist with years of experience in plant breeding.

 

MAINE

CR Lawn

Fedco's trial farmer who evaluates little-known heirlooms and reintroduces superior varieties to commercial production

ROS Coordinator

crlawn@fedcoseeds.com

www.fedcoseeds.com

 

Dr. John Navazio

seedmovement@earthlink.net

ia a plant breeder and educator for crop improvement in organic systems.

 

Dr. Raoul Robinson

raoulrob@sentex.net

Return to Resistance - Excerpts

Breeding a Better Bean: The Horizontal Resistance Approach

a former trainer with FAO and author of Return to Resistance, has pioneered breeding for resistance to local pests and disease. Raoul is providing support to develop on-farm breeding projects in New England. See: www.sentex.net/~raoulrob, www.idrc.ca/books/reports/1997/17-01e.html

 

Frank Morton

wildgardenseeds.com

frank@wildgardenseeds.com

Frank Morton, plant breeder of extraordinary edible landscape and salad varieties, is an expert in the ecological dynamics of seed production. Frank develops varieties through trials and reselection with stress, pest, and disease pressure. Only the best strains make it to field production, and these get prime care in fertile organic soil to encourage large healthy seed.

 

 MASS

marlevich@comcast.net

 

 

 

 

 

MAINE

Will Bonsall

curator of over 3,000 varieties for the Seed Savers Exchange

207 778 3387

Will displays some of the 700 potatoes he curates for Seed Savers' Exchange.

 

 MASS

Rowen White

rowenwhite@yahoo.com assistant farm manager at Hamshire College farm, drawns on her indigenous Native American knowledge of seed-saving in compelling work to research and conserve New Englands' traditional food crops and continue age-old traditions with the land.

VERMONT

Jay Leshinsky

Middlebury College Organic Garden

jay.leshinsky@verizon.net

Masseachusetts Jeremy Barker-Plotkin

413 323 9608

jbp@the-spa.com

  MAINE

Jack Kertecz

207 568 3444

MOFGA Demonstration Site Farmer