Requires the CATAN base game to play.
“The Crop Trust is a small organization with a big mission.”
—Marie Haga, Executive Director of the Crop Trust
CATAN – Crop Trust is a compelling scenario for the CATAN base
game. In cooperation with the Crop Trust, it allows you to experience
mankind’s vital struggle for seed diversity. Players balance their individual
need to harvest crops versus their collective need to store seeds for
What if crop loss threatened Catan? Can you settle Catan without threatening
the food supply?
CATAN – Crop Trust is a compelling scenario for the CATAN base game. In
cooperation with the Crop Trust, it allows you to experience mankind’s vital
struggle for seed diversity. You balance your individual need to harvest crops
versus your collective need to store seeds for future use. By harvesting too
many crops, you endanger the seed diversity necessary to a healthy environment.
In so doing, you threaten your world with mass extinctions and a collapse of the
Many of us live in crowded places in an ever more crowded world. Food
shortages and famine stress populations in poor and marginal environments.
Regional plant losses threaten crop diversity. CATAN – Crop Trust is an
educational but very fun game experience for the family that may lead to
thoughtful understanding about the balance between nature and agriculture. Here,
we introduce simple, semi-cooperative rules that enliven and educate the CATAN
experience. The box also contains a specially-produced almanac that explains the
history of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Frequently Asked Questions, and
examples of the importance of crop conservation: from enabling scientists to
develop more resilient rice, to more nutritious maize and
- 1 fields hex (replaces desert)
- 90 crop tokens (5 diverse crop varieties)
- 41 event tokens
- 1 seed vault display
- 4 seed storage records
- 1 rules book and almanac
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