The essence of a seed is life. Through it, generation after generation of wisdom is carried to the present moment for release into the future. The seed is part of an unfolding process. It evolves through the ages in accordance to many forces – some that are known, but many that are ultimately beyond human comprehension and part of the “deep mystery” Berry describes in the above quote.
If a seed represents the deep mysteries of the Universe, then transgenic seed – those that are implanted with genes of another species – represents a violent desecration of that mystery. On January 10th, Genesis Farm traveled to Washington, DC, for another chapter in the fight against transgenic seed.