Great Lakes Staple Seeds
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May your spring dreams bloom into an enjoyable, successful 2019 gardening season!
Thank you for choosing us to meet your staple crop seed needs.
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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.
Peanuts for the North?
Absolutely! We are pleased to offer our 3rd generation Michigan-grown Tennessee Red Valencia peanuts that are an easy and fun way to increase the nutritional diversity of a northern garden.
A Sweet Squash to Desire
Stella, Stella, Stella, Stella Blue, have you "met" this stunning beauty yet? Stella Blue is a medium sized kabocha squash that well earns her space in your garden.
Tales Worth Knowing...
Seeds, Seed Keepers, and their Stories are vital, integral threads in our cultural agricultural tapestry. Our friend and cohort in seeds, Ben (Bevin) does amazing work nurturing these threads. We are excited to support his venture. Please follow the link to order your own copy of From Our Seeds & Their Keepers.
Chocolaty Goodness with a Healthy Secret
Bake moist, light, delicious brownies with a surprising key ingredient.
A Golden Burst of Summer for a Chilly Winter's Day
Goldie Ground Cherries simmering for jam. I wish there was a "scratch and sniff" option. The aroma is heavenly...
Food for Thought
A common theme on Earth Day is our impact on this world we call home. In addition to health benefits on a personal level, expanding our plant-based diet benefits Mother Earth as well...
Meals in Waiting
2017's squash harvest. Varieties are trialed before elevation to "must-grow" status. Ease of cultivation, taste, composition and storage are evaluated. Hand-pollination ensures purity of seed stock. Fruits were cured several weeks before transfer to the pantry.