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4 Heirloom, Non-GMO Seed Sources for Foodies, Kitchen Gardeners and Chefs

4 Heirloom, Non-GMO Seed Sources for Foodies, Kitchen Gardeners and Chefs

In the fight for the preservation of the genetic diversity of plants in the garden , foodies and cooks are important allies of gardeners. There are far more eaters in this country than there are gardeners who can order seeds every year. By growing heirloom, heritage and underutilized crops and serving them at meals we can ensure that many more varieties are available for future generations. Here are four seed sources to order from if you’re a foodie, chef with a restaurant garden, or a kitchen gardener. 1. Southern Exposure Seed Exchange © Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Started in 1982, the Southern Exposure story evolved from a small family garden and kitchen co-opted for processing saved seeds. Since then the garden has expanded to a nationwide coalition of seed growers. They carry more than 700 varieties of vegetables, flowers, herb, grain and cover crop seeds. Their s...

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