Membership / Support


The Kusa Seed Research Foundation is registered with the United States tax authorities (IRS) as a 501 (c) (3) educational and scientific organization, with the ability to receive charitable grants, donations, and gifts to support its work.

Click on this link to learn more about making a donation or bequest:  Supporting Kusa Seed.


The Kusa Seed Society Annual Membership

  • Friend.  Good for one year.  $45 (USA), $55 (All other countries).  Receives the set of five “Life Story” brochures and a copy of The Cerealist, Issue No. One.

  • Sponsor. Good for one year.  $100 (USA),  $125 (All other countries).  Receives the set of five “Life Story” brochures and a copy of The Cerealist, Issue No. One, plus Lentil Seed Offer (SS-LO) and two lentil publications:  Lentils:  Ancient Nutrition and Modern Cookery and Lentils for the Organic Garden & Mini-Farm, A Cultural History & Guide (Lit-LAN and Lit-LOG).

  • Patron.  Good for ten years.  $1,000. Receives the set of five “Life Story” brochures and a copy of The Cerealist, Issue No. One.  Also includes all the Seed Offers listed in this Catalog and all items of Literature listed in this catalog (i.e. a complete package of everything in this Catalog).

(Attention!  Members and customers in countries outside the USA.  To receive your seed packets you must furnish a USA ship-to address).

“Life Story” Brochures and Cerealist Magazine

The “Life Story” brochure series is comprised of a set of five (5) individual fold-out brochures detailed five individual “ancient grains”: grain-amaranth; kamut-brand wheat; quinoa; spelt-wheat; and t’ef. This set has been acclaimed as “the best writings ever published” explaining these grains. This is a set of five gorgeously printed, poster-size brochures published in 1994. Exquisite collector-item works of art. Illustrations in full color. Text typeset. Printed on archival-quality heavy-weight coated-stock. Overall size (folded-out) of each brochure is 9” x 24”. Six panels per brochure, two columns per panel. Each brochure is profusely illustrated with grain ethnography airbrush art-paintings by Texas’ “master of the air-brush,” Robert McSpadden. Outstanding collectible, display, or gift item. These spectacular “Life Story” brochures are not sold. They are sent to each new Kusa Seed Society member as a free gift as a way of saying “thank you” to Kusa Seed Society members for their membership support. Limited edition and stocks. Limit: one set per member.

The Cerealist, Issue No. One. Historic magazine on edible seedcrops published in one issue in 1989 on archival paper, 20pp. Issue No. One is filled with articles, illustrations, book reviews, and facts. This historic piece of literary-art is not sold. A copy is sent to each new Kusa Seed Society member as a free gift as a way of saying “thank you” to Kusa Seed Society members for their membership support. Limited edition and stock. Limit: one issue per member.

 


 
 
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