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  • Red Arrow Purple Sprouting BroccoliRed Arrow Purple Sprouting Broccoli

    Broccoli, Red Arrow Purple Sprouting (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 210-240 days. Overwintering purple sprouting broccoli (PSB) is a very special treat for mild winter climate zones. Along with overwintering cauliflower, PSB is a superb food source during the hunger gap of March – April (at least for those of us whose winters do not usually drop below 15°F). With clusters of vibrant…

  • Brussels Sprouts, Darkmar 21 (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. Green. 180-260 days. One of the most reliable, easy-to-grow open pollinated Brussels sprout varieties out there. Firm, sweet, dark green sprouts form on plants that grow to 3½’. We trialed every open pollinated Brussels sprout we could find; Darkmar 21 was the obvious mid-season choice because of its consistent large sprout production and…

  • Brussels Sprouts, Early Half Tall (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. Green. 100-200 days. Forgot to sow your Brussels sprouts in spring? All is not lost! With Early Half Tall, you can sow in June and still get a crop of sprouts by autumn. For a good early rotation of this winter garden delight, sow in March or April – sprouts are harvestable as…

  • Brussels Sprouts, Red Bull (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. Red. 210-260 days. Vigorous 3’ plants form 1-2” sprouts in fall and winter when transplanted into the field May to early July. Sweet, nutty flavor especially after frost when the plants turn a deeper red/purple. Sprouts stay purple when cooked. In our opinion, one of the few good open pollinated red Brussels sprouts….

  • Organic Brighstone bush dry bean seed

    Bush Dry Bean, Brighstone (Organic)


    Phaseolus vulgaris. Tan Speckled. 90 days. Wonderful early, very high yielding dry bean. Pods are mottled with dark blue. Seeds resemble a pinto bean but with blue speckles instead of brown. Excellent tasting as a dry bean, somewhere between a kidney and pinto in flavor. Used in England as a snap bean, but we find…

  • Bush Dry Bean, Early Warwick (Organic)

    Bush Dry Bean, Early Warwick (Organic)


    Phaseolus vulgaris. Red Speckled. 85 days. Cool weather tolerant, small bushes loaded with pods. Stocky bushes yield heavy with small round, dark-red mottled beans. Early enough to mature in England, where it is from. Also very reliable here in Oregon. It was usually the first dry bean we would bring to market in the fall,…

  • January King Cabbage

    Cabbage, January King (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 160-210 days. January King certainly reigns supreme amongst winter cabbages. Beautiful purplish plants form light green winter savoy type heads with purple outer leaves. When growing for our winter CSA, we relied on this variety for its firm, semi-flat, well-filled, 3-5 lb heads from January into March. We sourced several strains with a…

  • Winter King Savoy Cabbage

    Cabbage, Winter King Savoy (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 120-180 days. Large, dark green heads have that classic savoy crinkled texture and sweeten up nicely after frost. We like to eat savoy cabbage stir-fried or simply braised in butter. The thicker outer leaves make great cabbage rolls. During our winter CSA days we became obsessed with cold hardy cabbage. After trialing dozens…

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    Cauliflower, Prestige (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 200+ days. Overwintering cauliflower is one of the best kept secrets of the vegetable world. So tasty and so productive, it comes on right when it is needed during the spring hunger gap. Living in the Pacific Northwest, which is one of the few places on the planet where it can be easily…

  • Organic Purple Cape Cauliflower seed
    Cauliflower, Purple Cape

    Cauliflower, Purple Cape (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 200+ days. This overwintering purple cauliflower is another great crop for the hunger gap of late spring. Purple Cape, when sown in June or July, produces deep purple heads the following February through March. Produces much larger heads and more food than overwintering purple sprouting broccoli, and we are so happy to be…

  • Celeriac, Tellus (Organic)


    Apium graveolens. 110 days. A great old-fashioned celeriac from England. These big, vigorous roots are a little darker than modern varieties both inside and out, and the leaf stalks have a reddish color. Most modern celeriac has been bred to have a bright white interior, which is better for looks. Unfortunately, the volatile compounds that…

  • sussex flax

    Flax, Sussex (Organic)


    Linum usitatissimum. A fairly tall flax at about 3′ that is good for fiber production. The brown seeds are noteworthy for their high alpha-linolenic acid (an Omega-3 fatty acid) content, as tested by the Irish Seed Savers Association. Eighteen varieties were tested with polyunsaturated fat percentages between 28-75%, and Sussex had the highest. Many Western…

  • Organic Excelsior Mix Foxglove seedExcelsior Foxglove

    Foxglove, Excelsior Mix (Organic)


    Digitalis purpurea. Biennial / Perennial in zones 4-9. Beautiful spires of bell-shaped flowers that range in color from white to pink and bloom in their second year. Bigger flowers with more bold colors than the wild foxglove that is established throughout the Pacific Northwest. Blooms in early June for us. Flower spires grow to 6′…

  • Kale, Madeley (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 30 days baby, 60 days full. An extremely vigorous flat leaf, heirloom green kale from England. Hardy, tender and sweet. This kale frequently outgrows every other kale we plant in the summer, and out-produces most other kales through the winter as well. Multiple growth tips produce plentiful sprouting kale raab in spring to…

  • Organic Russian Hungar Gap Kale seed

    Kale, Russian Hunger Gap (Organic)


    Brassica napus. 25 days baby, 50 days full. Red Russian type with broader leaves, lighter red coloring and more jagged leaf edge. Very hardy and extremely rare. Possibly the most vigorous napus kale, it looks very healthy all winter. As the name suggests, bolting in the spring is weeks later than other kales, filling the…

  • Lettuce, Brown Goldring (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Bronze Romaine. 30 days baby; 55 full. Similar to Bunyards Matchless with more compact growth, slightly frilled leaf margins and dark green, crunchy leaves with bronze tips. Excellent sweet flavor. Plant breeder and author, Carol Deppe, says it has the best flavor of any lettuce she’s ever tasted. (!!!) Very cold hardy, needing…

  • Lettuce, Bunyards Matchless (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Bronze Romaine. 30 days baby; 60 full. Large, open heads are dark green with some bronze tint. Similar to George Richardson, Brown Goldring, and other Bath Cos types. Crunchy with distinctive nutty, sweet delicious flavor. This English heirloom is both cold and heat tolerant. Scored higher overall than most other lettuces for both…

  • Carnival lettuce

    Lettuce, Carnival (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Oak Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. A fantastic and strange oak leaf lettuce, like some kind of traveling circus. Lime greens and pinks swirled together on leaves pointing in all directions come together to make Carnival very unique. Narrow leaves are similar to Canary Tongue but with a nice red blush….

  • Organic Fristina Lettuce SeedOrganic Fristina Lettuce Seed

    Lettuce, Fristina (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Oak Leaf. 25 days baby; 60 full. Produces large, dense heads of deeply serrated oak leaves great for cut-and-come-again salads. Fristina is so deeply cut it almost looks like a frisée endive. When the heads are medium sized, they can be cut about an inch above the base, the handful of lettuce…

  • Lettuce, George Richardson (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Bronze Romaine. 30 days baby; 65 full. This heritage lettuce from the United Kingdom is similar in flavor profile to other bronze romaines, which as a group are noticeably sweeter than other lettuce types. George Richardson has special bragging rights, though – in the 2009 evaluations done by Garden Organic / Heritage Seed…

  • Lettuce, Little Gem Pearl (Organic)

    Lettuce, Little Gem Pearl (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Mini Green Romaine. 50 days. A selection of Little Gem, this variety makes miniature heads of green romaine, and is possibly the best for sweet flavor. Because they are so compact, you can plant at twice the density of standard head lettuce, thus yielding more heads per bed foot. Also a great variety…

  • Lettuce, Northern Queen (Organic)

    Lettuce, Northern Queen (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 50 days. Beautiful, light-green butterhead that was popular in the 1950s in English gardens and farms. Quick to produce a medium-sized head. Cold and damp weather tolerant and resists bolting until the summer gets hot. Originally sold by Finney’s of Northumberland, England, before 1950. Given to The Seed Ambassadors Project by the…

  • Lettuce, Pandero

    Lettuce, Pandero (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Romaine. 30 days baby; 60 full. A deep red version of Winter Density with very dense heads that are slow to bolt and have both heat and cold tolerance. The red color darkens up early making it a very good salad mix variety. Can be planted densely like Little Gem and harvested…

  • Lettuce, Stoke (Organic)


    Crunchy dark-green stars in the garden. Stoke loves cool weather and produces sweet leaves perfect for any salad or sandwich. A very hardy variety that is capable of overwintering in the south of England with no protection (minimum temperatures to 10°F). Old-school mini-romaine, similar to Little Gem, that may be an ancestor of the small lettuce craze that is so popular these days.