100% Michigan Grown Staple Crop Seeds that Empower Your Plant-based Lifestyle Goals

Great Lakes Staple Seeds

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We are CLOSED for new orders.

December 3rd: We are steadily working our way through the fall harvest and updating the website. At present, orders will resume late December at the earliest. Thank you for your patience and support.

Great Lakes Staple Seeds prides itself on offering a diverse selection of seeds, each and every one is regionally adapted, savable, all-natural, untreated and grown with love on our Michigan homestead. We devote our efforts to producing high-quality seeds of staple crops that meet a wide variety of plant-based nutritional and functional goals using methods that are ecologically responsible and sustainable. We are honored and grateful that you choose to include our seeds in your garden as a part of your healthy lifestyle.

GLSS & Mother Earth News - the Podcast!

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New to Growing Grains or Cereals?

A delightfully light, moist and lemony cake

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Strengthening varietal resilience to meet the challenges of shifting environmental conditions through the cultivation of robust varieties in healthy soil and the selecting of high quality seed from thriving plants.

A Simple Pot of Beans?

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2020 Reflections


The Power of Seeds

Pollinators LOVE buckwheat! You can too!

woohoo let's do it!

Truly Joyful


A Field of Dreams - A Field of Beans!

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Vegan, Gluten-free Marshmallows!

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Dosas! A Taste of India Comes to Michigan

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Chocolaty Goodness with a Healthy Secret

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You Don't Need a Field to Grow Grains!

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Aahhh the Humble Cornfield Dry Bean Mix

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The Michigan Connection Seed Collection

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Making an Impact

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OSSI-Pledged Varieties

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Food for Thought

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