Grow your own from seeds corporates don't own

You won't believe this but the price of tomato seed has risen 1,000 fold since multinational corporations began breeding hybrid tomato seed.

Grow your own from seeds corporates don't own

A kilo of tomato seed which we describe as heirloom seed (i.e. open pollinated and passed down from generation to generation) can be bought for about $500 per kilo, but seed that has been hybridised by corporations costs nearly $500,000 a kilo — which is the rough equivalent of a modern Australian home. How is it that we let the corporates increase the price by about 1,000 fold?

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