Do you wish you could hear more from plant breeders who are doing exciting work with with open source seeds? Well, Free the Seed is the podcast for you! Host Rachel Hultengren interviews different plant breeders who have pledged varieties to OSSI (Open Source Seed Initiative). Rachel asks great questions and makes sure that her … More Are You Listening to The Free The Seed Podcast?
This is the second post in my Why Save Seed series.
On our farm, two tomato varieties were the foundation of our tomato production. They were both red tomatoes. They tasted great. They produced heavy yields. They were just … … More The Year We Couldn’t Get Our Favourite Tomato Seeds
Why bother growing your own seeds when there is so much other work to do in the garden? Today I begin a series to answer the question Why Save Seed? First up, will saving seeds save you money? How Much Does Seed Cost? On a small scale market garden, you might spend $500 to $1500 … More Should you save seeds to save money?
Resolutions for those who wish they saved seed. Have you have been thinking “I should be saving my own seeds.”, but you haven’t found the time, or you’re not quite sure how to start? If so, 2019 is the year to start saving seeds! All you need to do is save seed from one vegetable … More New Year’s Resolution: Save Seeds!
I’m about to head up to the CAPÉ Rendez-vous automnal 2018 for a day on seed production. I’ll be giving a talk on brassica seed production. Below is the core chart of the presentation. Did you know that turnips and rutabaga are not the same vegetable? What! (And thanks to everybody who has been telling me what … More Know your brassica species
It’s been awhile since Going to Seed has been really hopping. What do you want to read about? … More What do you want to read on Going to Seed?
This summer, Luke Callahan invited me on to Small Farm Academy and we chatted about seeds. A good chunk of the interview was about how we run our seed rack program. You can listen find more detail about the episode by clicking here! Hope you’re having a great season!