Germination Testing

Looking for some green thumb fun for January? Why not do some germination testing? Take Stock:Look through your seed collection & see what you have lots of & what you might need to re-order (i make an excel sheet, you can chose whether you want to be that nerdy!) Identify: Pick out any older seeds, […]

Fall on the urban seed farm

Things have grown amazingly well this year on the urban seed farm. I really couldn’t be happier with my new growing spot. Despite the drought and soaring temperatures this season, plants flourished and are in the process of kicking out a tonne of seeds. I can barely move in my home with all the seeds […]

Urban Seed Farm

After more than a decade of biking, driving and hitching rides to my gardens on borrowed land, I am finally growing my very own urban seed farm in my new to me backyard!!! I am so incredibly excited to watch these gardens grow, to expand my business and bring people more high quality, locally adapted, […]

organic seed growers conference

just got back from a trip to Oregon, from the 8th Annual Organic Seed Growers Conference. today’s seed stories are tomorrow’s heirloom histories. that’s what running through my mind. that’s what stands out most to me about this past week. we’re the People of the Pinch we’re sharing stories. and skills. and seeds. and this […]

Seed harvesting

  It has been a pretty great growing season here in Peterborough. I am a little late on posting this as this extended fall has had me out in the garden lots, and not inside by a computer so much. It was a great season for grains & beans, an pretty good season for tomatoes & […]