Gardener John Coykendall has collected hundreds of rare heirloom varieties of seeds. Knowing the history of our food, he says, is part of knowing who we are.
Kevin Pope grows ramps on his Lucas Lane Farm by harvesting the wild plants from the woods behind his property and then transplanting them near his hoop houses.
This week, Mas Masumoto on how his daughter's experience of farming differs from his. And cooking with an ingredient that requires no cultivation -- dandelions.
Like a true Québecoise, my mom would make this soup on a regular basis, even long after we moved away from Québec.
When the vault first came to the public’s attention, Cary Fowler says the apocalyptic structure was enticing to writers, far more than a frozen gene depository.
Today’s gardeners likely wouldn’t have access to many of their favorite heirloom plants if it weren’t for the work of the Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa.
Sherry Wise of the Wylie House describes how the act of seed saving preserves agricultural biodiversity and family traditions.