07 Jul '11, 1pm

Why Save Seed? (Video) | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

For thousands of years, farmers have saved and shared seeds to preserve flavorful, unique, and resilient varieties of fruits and vegetables. In this clip from Nourish , organic farmer Nigel Walker explains the process of saving heirloom seed on Eatwell Farm. What heirloom foods do you enjoy? Seeds of Change Heirloom fruits, vegetables, grains, and herbs have been selected by farmers and gardeners for specific genetic traits, such as resistance to diseases and pests, high yield, unique appearance, or delicious taste. What makes an heirloom an heirloom? Heirlooms are open-pollinated , which means that they reproduce with the aid of insects, wind, and other natural means. Their offspring will be true-to-type , meaning that they will closely resemble their parents. This allows farmers to save seeds to plant the following season. Growers who save seed are working with nature to...

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