Seed Stories

Seed Stories highlights a unique garden seed variety each episode with interviews, history, seed saving techniques and more in a fun and educational format.

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In this episode we hear from Dave Christensen, the breeder of this colorful resilient flour corn. We also hear corn breeder Frank Kutka and learn about corn pollination.
February 6, 2020
In this episode we speak with plant breeders Walter Goldstein and Frank Kutka about Orange colored corn. What makes it orange? What nutrients are hidden under the color? Where does orange corn come fr...
January 31, 2020
In this episode, you will learn all about the Arikara Sunflower - the traditional Hidatsa method of making sunflower meal, sunflower seed balls, harvest and isolation techniques.
January 24, 2020
In this episode, we interview Metis Seed Keeper Caroline Chartrand who talks about her experience growing and tasting this unique squash variety that the Metis community grew in the 1800s. We discuss ...
January 16, 2020
In this episode, we speak with Julia Coffey, President of Seeds Trust seed company and Bill McDorman, co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance about Siberian tomatoes. Hear the fascinating tale ...
January 9, 2020
This episode concentrates on the Yellow Eyed Bean. We speak with Dr. Sue Wika, professor of Sociology of Agriculture professor at MState Fergus Falls, MN, and her experience growing this bean. We cove...
July 28, 2019
Join us as we discuss this watermelon's history, growing and seed saving techniques, two curing methods (one by hanging them from net rope!), recipes on how to make watermelon juice, rind pickles, and...
June 29, 2019