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Here is a series of photos taken during the past week by Monkton, Vermont gardener Cassandra Corcoran–at the same time food is being harvested, seed for next year’s garden is being gathered, sifted, dried and stored. Keep those photos of...
These days, passing around seeds has become a thing of activism. In the wake of debates like the one between Monsanto and a 75 year-old Indiana farmer before the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month, it's clear that seeds are a)...
A 75-year old Indiana farmer faces off against agri-giant Monsanto in the US Supreme Court today. It's a David vs. Goliath story, focused on a modern-day legality: patents. And the decision could have a huge impact – on the future...
News stories tagged with "seeds"
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 08, 2010 — Forty-one days till the official beginning of Spring, and weeks longer than the till the first greens from the garden. But there are things to grow and eat, right now, indoors. Martha Foley talks with Amy Ivy about sprouts and microgreens. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 25, 2010 — It's late January and some gardeners are finding solace in shopping for seeds from catalogs or websites. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about what to order, what plants need to be started indoors and getting a head start on the gardening season. Go to full article
Feb 23, 2009 — There's still plenty of snow on the ground, but that hasn't stopped horticulturist Amy Ivy from starting the first seeds indoors. She spoke with Martha Foley. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jan 26, 2009 — Many of us are pining for fresh, locally grown salad greens this time of year. So, what's happening in mid-winter on the farms that sustain us during the growing season? Megan Kent runs a CSA farm in Heuvelton with her husband, Dan. She told Todd Moe that it's planning season for many vegetable growers. And the mid-winter months offer a time to shake off hibernation with lots of indoor projects. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
May 27, 2008 — Students at an Ontario school are hoping they've set a new world record for taking the most sunflower seeds to the top of Mount Everest. 5,000 seeds were sent from Winchester Public School to the top of the world's tallest mountain. Climber Justin Merle reached the peak last Friday carrying the seeds in his pack. Now, they'll be sent to schools across North America. Todd Moe has more on the "Seeds to Everest" project and its goal of inspiring a love for gardening and the environment. Go to full article
Jan 14, 2008 — Spring isn't exactly around the next corner, but the days are getting longer and there's a new crop of seed catalogs. Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about the good and bad when it comes to spring garden catalogs. Go to full article