March 24, 2013
by Jeff Quattrone
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Library Seed Banks

Talk about a plot twist, this one is really exciting. Recently, NPR broadcast this story, How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank. It garnered a lot of attention, and the library as seed bank is a great … Continue reading

March 2, 2013
by Jeff Quattrone
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A Thousand Gardens in Africa

Now that Spring is coming, and gardens are germinating in minds and sunny windowsills, I thought it would be an appropriate time to write this post. For some, A Thousand Gardens in Africa is a half a world away, for most … Continue reading

February 10, 2013
by Jeff Quattrone
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Seed Matters – An Interview with Matthew Dillon

I’m excited, fortunate and grateful to share the recent opportunity to interview Matthew Dillon, Director of www.seedmatters.org. I found out about this initiative by the Clif Bar Family Foundation at The 2nd National Heirloom Expo in September 2012. I’m very impressed with the people … Continue reading

January 27, 2013
by Jeff Quattrone
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Carrots, Growing, Not Manufactured

Manufactured carrots? Yes, but not in an evil scientist, GMO way. The baby carrots that are so popular today, have an interesting history. When they first appeared on the market, they started out as carrots that were deemed not market worthy. They … Continue reading

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