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!
March 10th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan
Heirloom seeds offer small links to our past that can feed us today. Their proven track record can help us grow safer, better tasting, chemical-free fruits and vegetables while we’re trying to be self-sufficient and a friend to Mother Nature
March 5th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas
There are lots of reasons for learning how to grow seeds, but my top reason is that I enjoy it: seeds are beautiful and mysterious and I love the process of nurturing them through their stages of growth. It’s magical to propagate your favorite seeds successfully for generations! Just give it a try
September 27th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman
Okay, the results are in! Here are readers' top 3 picks for their favorite foods from the farmers market.
September 1st, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman
Hybrid produce isn't necessarily bad, it's just different
August 5th, 2008 | by Beth Bader
Farmers Market Fare is back this week for the seriously hot days of summer. Despite the heat, I’ve been out