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January 15, 2012

posted Feb 2, 2012, 6:19 AM by Olivia Russ
Lisa Crum
Your Mind's Garden
Lisa Crum

Dana and I ordered a couple of packs of heirloom seeds this week from a company that only sells generations-handed-down pure seed...for use next year if we're blessed to plant a garden. As you know, hybrid fruits/veggies we buy in the store (as well as most of the plants from seed catalogs) have been genetically altered in a way that, for the most part, their seed is worthless. It can't reproduce over and over again...some won't grow again at all. Some might bear once and then no more.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

I remember my first experience with hybrid seed years ago as a teenager. I ate this huge, juicy peach from the... (Continued)

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