The seeds are free for any Cherokee, but recipients have been limited because demand is so high. Collecting the seeds has been difficult and emotional, but the program has helped unify the community.
Start the day off right, with a smoothie bowl! Check out the recipe, then customize the textures and flavors to your personal tastes.
When canola seedpods shatter early, farmers can lose a lot of their crop. Scientists say this process has implications for similar crops facing global warming.
What's it take to scale up production in a small bakery--in a hurry?
Want to save seeds from your bean plants? Pick lots of beans, early. It tricks the plant into producing more beans.
Seed saving at the Wylie House, Dumpster Diving in Indianapolis, and a Panzanella salad made with stale bread.
A new report says organic seed supply is not keeping up with growing demand for organic produce.
Cary Fowler is a Senior Advisor to the Global Crop Diversity Trust. On this week's show, he talks about unintended consequences of the rise of big agribusiness.
As farmers put seeds in the ground -- and their confidence in another season -- they know they get just one shot at making their business profitable this year.
Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. How a small seed company in Nebraska helps explain the transformation.
Imagine your fancy multi-vitamin goes generic. Then the local university adds in extra vitamins that are particularly important for people living in your area.
As you're mixing the batter, embrace the army-green color. The pancakes will eventually turn a deep brown as they cook.
Persimmons are falling! Louise Briggs adopted out her persimmon tree this year. We make persimmon jam and panna cotta. And, the effects of wet summer weather.
Teaching kids about where their food comes from can be fun, rewarding and frustrating. We hear from two adults and the one child they tried to educate.
Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.
Jerry and Paula Perron started farming after they retired. Chef Daniel Orr cooks with apples and sunchokes. And, fall is a great time to plant fruit trees.
Opponents of labeling genetically modified organisms boosted their spending in 2014 as states considered labeling laws.
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
Springtime means new life. Sprouting seeds, beans and grains in your kitchen is an easy way to make your own food - no garden necessary!
A dozen eggs and a pound of kale coming right up! Farmer Teresa Birtles talks about custom growing for chefs. And, parsnips and celery root on the menu today.