The List for 2020: Purveyors of Fine Heirloom Seed

photo by Sue Browning

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.

If you know of additional heirloom seed companies that should be listed here, please email