Bill McDorman is Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance (RMSA), an organization created to assure a diverse and abundant supply of seeds for the Rocky Mountain West. A native of Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho, he has been teaching classes in wild, edible and medicinal plants and seed saving for more than 30 years. Bill holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Montana. Bill and his wife Belle Starr founded Seed School in 2010, a seed saving program that has graduated hundreds of students from around the world.
In 1981, he co-founded The Down Home Project and Garden City Seeds in Missoula, Montana. He also founded High Altitude Gardens in Ketchum, Idaho in 1984 which was incorporated as Seeds Trust in 1989.