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Seed Saving

Farm to Fork Across America: Chef Blaine Wetzel of Willows Inn on Lummi Island, WA

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste
Julie Ann Fineman

Virtually everything served at The Willows was to come from the island itself or the surrounding waters.

Seed Saving And The Fight For Biodiversity

2013-11-07-ScreenShot20131107at3.31.15PM.png | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

By Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine Trained in physics and philosophy, Vandana Shiva is renowned for her activism against GMOs, globalization, and p...

Should Companies Patent Life?

Judy Frankel | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
Judy Frankel

Before we march off into this dark future where the source of our food comes from companies that would like to control all seed and food supplies, remember to find a congressman who would vote against the TPP.

The Case for Heirlooms: More than Just a Pretty Plate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Growing heirlooms is a great way to preserve the flavor, sustainability, and legacy of these...

Plant Sex and Why Variety Is Truly the Spice of Life

Amy Ziff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Amy Ziff

When you scratch the surface of the seed story you learn that there is a major war being waged over seed control. Maybe it's because seeds haven't been sold as sexy.

The Lost Art of Threshing

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm Sometimes the greatest things in life are the things that just happen to you and not the ones that ...

Rare Seeds, Artfully Packaged: Precious Heirlooms For The 99%

Kerry Trueman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green
Kerry Trueman

A thoughtful, lovely gift that costs less than five bucks? A limited edition that delivers beautiful blossoms and edible treats you'd be hard pressed to find in a store, at any price? That, my friend, is a rare find.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Amy Goldman

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Author and gardener Amy Goldman is in my kitchen today, talking about her connection to the garden from farm to table. Amy Goldman is a passionate ga...

My Trip to Seed Savers Exchange in Iowa - Part 1

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

When George DeVault asked me to speak at the annual Seed Savers Conference and Campout in Decorah, Iowa, I jumped at the chance. I had been meaning to...


Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lorna Sass

If you are a very lucky person, you occasionally have food placed before you whose beauty makes you wide-eyed in amazement and whose taste makes you e...

A Volunteer Day at Stone Barns, Celebrating Five Years of Sustainable Farming & Education

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

A working farm and educational center, Stone Barns is perhaps the most lauded archetype for sustainable agriculture in the Northeast, and popular destination for eco-conscious foodies