100% Michigan Homestead Grown, 100% Open-Pollinated - Each & Every Seed

Great Lakes Staple Seeds

Welcome and thank you for stopping by...

As we put to bed our gardens for winter, we hope your gardening season was enjoyable and that your 2018 harvests were plentiful.

A great deal of time and effort is invested in each pack of seeds for sale. Since we grow each and every seed we sell, we are quite busy right now processing the seeds. Many varieties are now updated and we will continue to add inventory as germination testing proceeds.

We understand your eagerness and appreciate your patience.

Thank you for choosing us to meet your staple crop seed needs.

Yes, we do ship to Canada and to other select countries.



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

The Michigan Connection Seed Collection

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Garden Grown Wheat - More than Just for Flour!

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Yummy Fall Fried Green Tomatoes!

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You don't need a field to grow grains!

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We've Entered... The Threshing Zone (cue music...)

Hand-pollinating Squash

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Got Cukes?

Edna Stonecipher's Moonshine Pickles

Tales Worth Knowing...

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Food for Thought

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April Anticipation...

Is it Time to Direct Sow Seeds?

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Hearty Goodness for a Wintry Day

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OSSI-Pledged Varieties

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Chocolaty Goodness with a Healthy Secret

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What's for Dinner?

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A Golden Burst of Summer for a Chilly Winter's Day

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Meals in Waiting

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