SebasÂtÂian Aguilar is the Farm ProÂgram DirecÂtor and Course InstrucÂtor at the Greenbank Farm Training Center. He and his wife have three chilÂdren and have been manÂagÂing organic vegÂetable farms for the past 14 years in New MexÂico, WisÂconÂsin, and WashÂingÂton State. Sebastian’s pasÂsions for top-quality proÂduce, healthy soils, bioÂdyÂnamÂics and social outÂreach guide his farmÂing pracÂtices. SebasÂtÂian has hosted apprenÂtices on his farms since 1999 and always proÂvided them a weekly class explorÂing the conÂcepts behind the pracÂtiÂcal work. He is curÂrently on the Board of DirecÂtors of the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and is involved in sevÂeral OSA variÂety triÂals and seed projects. This program has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.
“How can we get organic seeds back to the point where they are a competitor for conventional hybrid seeds?”
“I feel like there has been a lack of communication between farmers… we need to rekindle that and help each other out and not see each other as competition.”
— Sebastian Aguilar on Greenhorn Radio