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How to Save Your Seeds

If you've grown some varieties that you really love, be sure to save a bunch of their seeds, both to grow again next year, and to trade with your friends/family.

Organic and Heirloom Seed Companies

One of the most common questions we get asked is where we order our seeds from. Our main writers are mostly based in Canada and the USA, so the following companies are based in these two countries. If you'd like to add your favourite company to our list, especially if you're from another country, please … Continue reading Organic and Heirloom Seed Companies

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Mice Will Play: Lessons in Seed Storing

There are a few basic truths about living in a rural area: dining options tend to be limited; serenity will be disturbed by camping aficionados on summer holiday; and you will have mice in the house at some point.

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New Year, New Opportunity to Create a Community Seed Bank

8 friends or neighbours investing approximately $10 each can grow 32 different plant varieties by sharing seeds. Community seed banks are the ideal way for people to share resources to jumpstart food security initiatives.