Seed Independence

Happy Fourth of July!

This year, celebrate your independence by harvesting and storing your own, non-GMO seeds for your personal and community gardens.

We found this great resource online, aptly called the Seed Saving Handbook, which covers all your bases; from seed-specific instructions to harvesting directives for heirloom seeds.

Here are a few great reasons to save your own seeds:

Click here for the full guide.

Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.