Inside every heirloom seed lives a story of the people, places, traditions and cultures that have cultivated and been sustained by it. Like language, art and culture, seeds are a cornerstone of human history. Knowing their stories attunes us more deeply to their power, their past, and our own shared humanity.
- Tulips: The Allure Never FadesTulips have a fascinating history and bloom in a breathtaking diversity of colors and shapes.
- Maiz Morado: Beloved Corn Of PeruMaiz morado originated some 2,500 years ago in an arid region of Peru.
- Millionaire: Tomato Of the Ozarks “Red Gold Boom”The Millionaire tomato is surely one that fueled the Ozarks canneries for decades.
- Noir des Carmes: Treasured Melon Of FranceCarmelite monks tended this sweet melon in 18th century monastery gardens of France.
- Jenny Lind Melon: Worthy Of SongThis sweet little melon, named for “The Swedish Nightingale,” is a favorite of seed savers.
- White Blackberry: A Priceless AnomalyWas there ever a berry that evoked such fascination as Luther Burbank’s white berry?