BS: Service is participating in the greater good, however that works for an individual. I always like to say that we need to do something that matters during our short time here spinning around on this blue-green planet.
Where do ecology, culture, and spirituality connect in your work?
BS: The response from students at our educational programs keeps me going. Seeing students light up and feel like they can take on the tasks at hand whatever they are is empowering for them and me. Witnessing others feel a sense of homecoming and that they are not alone in this process of reconnecting with seeds (their roots) gives me great joy.
What does service mean to you?
BS: I simply wanted to make a difference and do something important.
Do you have a favorite place in nature?
The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance (RMSA) is a nonprofit organization working to assure an abundant and diverse supply of local seeds for the Rocky Mountain West through education, networking, and community-based models of seed stewardship. By empowering people to reconnect with the ancient tradition of seed saving, RMSA revives humanity’s sense of connection with nature and each other, and helps create a more beautiful, just, and abundant world.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
What matters most to you right now?
Working to assure an abundant and diverse supply of local seeds for the Rocky Mountain region.