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Why They’re Called Heirloom Seeds, and Why You Want Them

July 31st, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I had no idea what made 'heirloom' seeds special (I just thought they were fancy tomatoes). It turns out, most of the commercially available seeds sold at big box hardware and grocery stores are infertile. They're designed to be infertile so that you - budding farmer that you are - won't be able to breed your own seeds and grow your own farm. That's where heirloom seeds come in!

Funding Your Farm

May 28th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Funding a farm - new or old - can be a challenge. There are lots of funding opportunities out there if you know where to look. Here are a few

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