Welcome to the Community Seed Resource Program

  • About the Program
    About the Program

    Providing resources to community groups and individuals with a passion for food diversity and interest in seed stewardship.

  • Apply to CSRP
    Apply to CSRP

    Join the growing movement of seed saving initiatives – become part of our program and become a steward of seed saving knowledge in theory and practice.


Seed Matters is an initiative of the Clif Bar Family Foundation dedicated to the improvement and protection of organic seed, which ensures healthy, nutritious and productive crops that benefit people and the planet. Seed Matters’ goals are to conserve crop genetic diversity, promote farmers’ roles and rights as seed innovators and steward reinvigorate public seed research and education. Seed Savers Exchange's mission is to conserve and promote America's culturally diverse but endangered food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. Together, Seed Matters and Seed Savers Exchange are working to conserve, distribute, and educate the public about the vital importnace of seed saving.