“I want to tell you about the most hopeful thing in the world. It is a seed.”~ Janisse Ray, The Seed Underground
To me, seeds are quite simply magic. The fact that a tall, frilly pink poppy or a juicy broccoli stem can originate in a tiny seed that would fit on a pinhead is proof magic exists in our world.
Old varieties of seeds like our grandparents and earlier peoples grew can tell lovely stories; heartbreaking tales; link generations together; travel great distances to new lands; give us hope each spring. We would die as a species without seeds.
Here is where you can educate yourself on all things to do with seeds. Many of us have never planted a seed, and haven’t experienced the thrill of eating a juicy ripe tomato they grew themselves. Let’s change that!
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