The List for 2017: Purveyors of Fine Heirloom Seed

Besides producing delicious and nutritious food, open-pollinated and heirloom seed is the front line in the fight to protect genetic diversity. The continued planting and harvesting of these seeds is vital to maintaining a safe, secure and independent food supply. Spring is always just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to order interesting and unique heirloom seeds to for your garden. It could be the harvest that lasts for generations.

Amishland Heirloom Seeds Specializes in rare varieties grown since the 1700’s in central Pennsylvania.
Annie’s Heirloom Seeds Only heirloom seeds – no hybrids – family owned and operated.
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Offers only non-GMO, open-pollinated seeds.
Botanical Interests Let us inspire and educate the gardener in you.
Bountiful Gardens Heirloom untreated, open-pollinated varieties for sustainable agriculture.
Companion Plants Common and exotic live herbs and seeds.
The Cottage Gardener Preserving the past, protecting the future.
Denali Seed Company Best seed varieties for gardening in cool climate areas.
Fedco Seeds Untreated co-op seed packets.
Filaree Farm Offers over 100 unique strains of seed garlic.
Fruition Seeds Customizing organic seed for the Northeast.
Heirloom Organics 100% Non-hybrid & non-GMO. Packaged for long-term storage.
Heirloom Seeds Growing a taste of yesterday … today.
High Mowing Organic Seeds Independently owned, farm-based organic seed provider.
Irish Eyes Garden Seeds Offering large selection for short season climates.
Johnny’s Selected Seeds Vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, cover crops, farm seeds.
Kitchen Garden Seeds Helping cultivate the most abundant gardens.
Living Seed Company Grow great food and save your seed.
My Patriot Supply Emergency preparedness, self reliance, food independence.
Native Seeds Ancient seeds for modern needs from the American Southwest and northwest Mexico.
NE Seed Good Seed, Glad Harvest.
The Natural Gardening Company Oldest certified organic nursery in the U.S.
Organica Seed Seed for a healthy world.
Potato Garden Certified seed potatoes from the U.S. and around the world.
Sand Hill Preservation Center Genetic preservationists – heirloom seeds & poultry.
Seed Savers Exchange A non-profit organization dedicated to saving & sharing heirloom seeds.
Seed Wise Non-GMO seeds directly from the grower.
Seeds of Change Goodness from the ground up. Certified organic.
Select Seeds Rare. Heirloom. Choice.
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Specializing in open-pollinated varieties developed before 1940.
Sow True Seed Open-pollinated, non-hybrid and GMO-free vegetable, herb, flower and cover crop seed.
Sustainable Seed Company Organic, U.S. grown open-pollinated seed. Seeds include ancient grains.
Territorial Seed Company Protecting our genetic foundation for future generations.
Terroir Seeds Offering heirloom vegetable, herb and flower seeds for home gardeners and small growers.
Thomas Jefferson Seeds Monticello heirloom seeds.
Turtle Tree Seed A non-profit seed company that sells 100% open-pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seeds.
Vegetable Seed Warehouse Untreated heirloom vegetable seeds.
Victory Seed Company Rare, open-pollinated and heirloom garden seeds.
White Harvest Seed Company Offering a diverse variety of heirloom vegetable seeds.
Wild Boar Farms Changing the world one tomato at a time.

If you know of additional heirloom seed companies that should be listed here, please email editor@RuralLifeJournal.com

One thought on “The List for 2017: Purveyors of Fine Heirloom Seed

  1. Herb gardening for beginners is going to start by placing soil inside of the container. From there you will place the fertilizer in with the soil. This may vary depending on the type of fertilizer you purchase making it all the more important you look at the instructions carefully.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s