Thank you Dawn, for allowing us to have some clarity here. We fully support all consumers to “vote with their dollars” and to make informed decisions about how and where they spend their limited income. This is the most important way for consumers to make their views known.
We also love that people are curious about food security and are seeking to feed their families with food that is free from the influence of multinational corporations and chemical companies. We admire your readers’ chutzpah for this enthusiasm.
But you can see how easy it is for a company like the one I work for to get swept aside by one uninformed comment on a board like this. I do not speak for any other seed companies officially, but I have to register this complaint for all of us. Because something is printed on the internet, it is not necessarily even remotely true. In this case, whatever Kristy heard was false, and her casual misrepresentation of the company I work for border on libel.
I think that the bulk of this thread, and most of what you say, Dawn, is carefully researched. But vetting seems to be a problem i...