Faced with the growing power over our lives of the multinational corporations, it is necessary - in all areas - to regain control of our own destinies, and therefore to regain autonomy.
This is why the Foundation has decided to support initiatives that go in this direction, and particularly in 2015 launched for that reason The Vegetable Free Breeding Award, and in 2016 The Fruit Free Breeding Award.
Those Prizes aim to identify, reward and publicize the original work of breeding by amateur and professional gardeners or growers.
We planned two awards in 2015 for vegetables :
The incentives underlying this initiative, selection criteria, and application procedure are set out in the pages of this website.