“Seeds are a gift of nature, of past generations and diverse cultures. It is our inherent duty and responsibility to protect them and to pass them on to future generations. They are the first link in the food chain, the embodiment of biological and cultural diversity and the repository of life’s future evolution.” — Manifesto on the Future of Seed
Now is the time when gardeners yearn and long for the arrival of those beautiful seed catalogs! As they begin to appear in our mailboxes we gather them together, cozy up with a fuzzy blanket on our favorite chair, a cup of java and notebook ready to start making our lists of ‘new’ varieties!
We flip the pages longing for the life that spring and summer bring. We pine away for the first shoots of rhubarb, then all too soon the green stalks of asparagus spring forth. Memories of summer… prickly cucumbers, the scratchy leaves of that notorious zucchini plant and getting our hands stained green from picking those luscious Heirloom tomatoes… those wonderful memories. Super Italian Paste for our homemade spaghetti sauces… Green Zebra, Pineapple, Paul Robeson and Yellow Brandywine to create a festive fresh salsa…oh my!
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Until next time friends,
Eat Fresh, Shop Local, & Have a Happy Day,