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  • Organic Oeschberg Amaranth SeedOrganic Oeschberg Amaranth Seed

    Amaranth, Oeschberg (Organic)


    Amaranthus cruentus. Flower. 70 days. Oeschberg is an amazing deep purple-red amaranth that is darker than Love Lies Bleeding, but with an upright growth habit. Seed heads are very highly branched and hold their color longer than other varieties, making it great for flower arrangements. Plants are a bit short for an upright amaranth at…

  • Barley, Lawina Hulless (Organic)
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    Barley, Lawina Hulless (Organic)


    Hordeum vulgare. Short plants produce 2-rowed heads of tasty, hulless barley that thresh easily yet don’t shatter. Hulless barley is a good bioregionally appropriate substitute for rice, as it produces well, is easy to process, and cooks up into a wholesome, delicious whole grain. Lawina Hulless is our golden barley variety of choice for market….

  • marona bush snap bean

    Bush Snap Bean, Marona (Organic)


    Phaseolus vulgaris. Green Pods. 60 days. A reliable green early maturing snap bean with long round pods. Early high yields that hold up well once picked. Very tasty tender beans are great for direct market sales. Good for summer and autumn rotations and produces well in dry conditions. Marona has everything you need to be…

  • Bush Snap Bean, Saxa (Organic)

    Bush Snap Bean, Saxa (Organic)


    Phaseolus vulgaris. Green Pods. 50 days. Early maturing, strong bushes yield heavy with 4-5″ green beans. A popular old variety in Germany and the Netherlands. Very tolerant of poor weather and growing conditions. Excellent rich flavor that is missing in many modern varieties. Best picked when pods are young. We obtained this variety from the…

  • cabbage amarant

    Cabbage, Amarant (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 75-90 days. Gorgeous, early, dark red cabbage with dense, compact heads. Good crunchy and juicy texture. Outer leaves have a lovely silver shimmer that seems to deter aphids, helping this variety to perform well even under high summer temperatures that typically stress out other Brassicas. A good selection for early and main season…

  • Organic Erferter Calendula SeedOrganic Erfurter Orange Calendula Seed

    Calendula, Erfurter (Organic)


    Calendula officinalis. 65-70 days. Perennial in zones 8-10. Fully double, bright orange flowers on 18-24” plants. Erfurter is a preferred variety for commercial production in the US, with larger flowers and a somewhat higher resin content than Resina. Also blooms profusely, but not as prolifically as Resina. Petals can be used to make a natural…

  • Organic Hilmar nantes Carrot seed

    Carrot, Hilmar/Nantaise 2 (Organic)


    Daucus carota. 60 days. This nantes type carrot is an excellent open pollinated competitor for the hybrids. Delightful, juicy crunch and sweet, mild flavor make it great for fresh eating. Very uniform for an open pollinated variety with bright orange color and good tip fill. Makes attractive carrot bunches at market. Good for spring through…

  • Bodegold Chamomilebodegold chamomile Flowers

    Chamomile, Bodegold (Organic)


    Matricaria recutita. Bodegold is an improved German variety of chamomile with higher essential oil content, high yields, large flowers, and more uniform habit. The truly special trait of this variety is its delicious, sweet aroma that is significantly sweeter than other chamomile varieties. White petaled flowers have fragrant yellow centers. Chamomile is commonly used as…

  • Corn Salad, Granon (Organic)


    Valerianella locusta. 35 days. Granon is a standby variety of corn salad that grows well year-round in cool climates, but is best known as a winter salad green for both outdoor and indoor production. Plants produce a small rosette (think baby greens size) that may be harvested whole or by cutting individual leaves for cut-and-come-again…

  • Diva Escarole

    Escarole, Diva (Organic)


    Cichorium endivia. 70 days. Broad-leafed Batavian type endive. Large, loose, green heads are a delicious addition to salad and also good braised or sautéed. Mild even in summer heat, its flavor develops to perfection in the late summer or autumn once nighttime temperatures cool. Diva’s broad leaves are sugary sweet with a tiny hint of…

  • Superschmelz Kohlrabi

    Kohlrabi, Superschmelz (Organic)


    Brassica oleracea. 60-80 days. Instead of the usual variety description, and because we are in love with kohlrabi and The X-Files, Sarah has written a mini-ode to Superschmelz. Enjoy. Oh Superschmelz Kohlrabi, how I adore thee. The best part of broccoli (the stem) – at least to me. I didn’t think it possible, but somehow…

  • organic Quedlinburger Niederliegende lemonbalm seed

    Lemon Balm, Quedlinburger Niederliegende (Organic)


    Melissa officinalis. Perennial in zones 4-9. Living in the Northwest we have always wished we could grow citrus. You could try to grow lemons in a greenhouse or you could simply throw this lemon balm all around your garden. A strong lemon balm tea is a great substitute for lemon juice in many recipes. Quedlinburger…

  • organic Bijella lettuce seedorganic Bijella lettuce seed

    Lettuce, Bijella (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Red. 25 days baby; 50 full. Curly, red-tipped, green oak leaf lettuce produces compact, denser heads than many other oak leaf varieties, making it ideal for market displays. Quick and easy to chop or tear into a delicious salad with the perfect loft. Suitable for baby leaf production. Sweet and aromatic flavor…

  • Lettuce, Bríwerí (Organic)

    Lettuce, Bríwerí (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 50 days. Light-green butterhead, bred for greenhouse and cold frame forcing in winter and spring. Quick to size up in cold conditions, we have planted it outdoors under row cover in spring and in fall with great results. Excellent variety sourced from the German biodynamic seed company, Bingenheimer Saatgut. They recommend…

  • Lettuce, Saragossa (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green and Red Crisphead. 45-55 days. A brilliant green and red crisphead lettuce. Exceptional heat resistance similar to Batavian types and the flavor is sweet and crisp even in the middle of summer. The last few years we have been trialing summer lettuces and Saragossa is one of our favorites. Selected to excel…

  • Oats, Föckinghauser (Organic)


    Avena sativa. An early maturing, fairly short and lodge resistant white oat with hulls. Used as an animal feed and for hay, or as a winter-kill cover crop in cold climates. Grows well mixed with spring barley and fed in combination for sheep, goats, horses, cows, chickens, ducks, geese, and rabbits. Bred by Wolfgang Kreimer…

  • Fehmel-Steig Onion

    Onion, Fehmel-Steig (Organic)


    Allium cepa. Yellow Storage. 100 days. Long Day. A pungent, yellow storage onion reportedly from Rheinland in Germany. Long day, storage type that stores well for over 6 months. Excelled in our 2016 trials of 12 varieties of storage onions, showing good uniformity of shape with hardly any doubles. Vigorous plants have leaves with unusually…

  • Organic Einfache Schnitt 3 Parsley Seed

    Parsley, Einfache Schnitt 3 (Organic)


    Petroselinum crispum. Translates from German as ‘easy cut,’ which proves to be very true. Incredibly flavorful and hardy, the dark green, flat leaves grow upright allowing for easy harvest and built-in rot resistance. High quality, marketable appearance and healthy year-round, even in the dead of winter. Several local organic growers have sung the praises of…

  • Parsnip, Halblange Weisse SE (Organic)


    Pastinaca sativa. Halblange Weisse is German for ‘half long white’ and this variety is truly half-long with bright white skin. The half-long trait (majority of the mass is near the top of the root which quickly tapers), combined with strong tops result in a parsnip that is notably easier to dig. This variety was a…

  • purslane munich organic seedOrganic Munich Purslane seed

    Purslane, Munich (Organic)


    Portulaca oleracea sativa. 50 days. Munich Purslane is a summer salad green with great texture and heat tolerance. Not the weedy relative, this grows tall and sets seed late. It also has much better flavor compared to wild purslane. High in Omega-3 fatty acids, it adds a citrusy tang to summer salads. Its character seems…

  • Radish, Blauer Herbst Und Winter

    Radish, Blauer Winter (Organic)


    Raphanus sativus. Purple Storage. 60-80 days. Storage radish with bright violet skin and white flesh. Mild radish flavor is good raw, cooked, or pickled. Uncommon in the US but a favorite winter staple in Germany. Keeps well in the root cellar, or in the field all winter here in Oregon, as long as the mice…

  • Sweet Pepper, Liebesapfel (Organic)

    Sweet Pepper, Liebesapfel (Organic)


    Capsicum annuum. Green to Red. 70 days. Red ruffled pepper with sweet thick flesh. Very early and also productive late into the season. Deeply lobed, flattened sheepnose/cheese type pimento. Fruit develop fewer blemishes during ripening compared to bell-shaped peppers. The German translation of Liebesapfel can be either ‘love apple’ or ‘candy apple.’ Either one certainly…

  • Tomato Deutsche FleissTomato Deutsche Fleiss

    Tomato, Deutsche Fleiss (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. 70 days. Indet. Potato leaf. Huge amounts of 1½-2” perfect ballshaped, 2-3 oz fruit form in clusters of 7-8. Red and juicy with good tart tomato flavor. Good storing ability both on and off the plant. Deutsche Fleiss translates to ‘German diligence.’ It is consistently one of our highest yielding varieties. A Seed…

  • Tomato, Gundula (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. 55-60 days. Det. Dwarf. Dwarf bushes, rugose regular-leafed plants produce medium-sized, 2-3 oz meaty fruit prolifically and early. It always surprises us just how many lovely red-orange fruit grow on such a small stout plant. Very good for container gardening, as plants only reach 12-20” tall at maturity. Gundula is perfect for a…

  • Tomato, Harvest Luck (Organic)

    Tomato, Harvest Luck (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. Red Cherry. 50-60 days. Indet. Ernteglück in German. Bright red, round classic cherry tomato. Long, forked tresses hold up to 30 fruit. One of our favorites with its perfectly balanced sweet flavor. It is easy to eat pint after pint of Harvest Luck, and they are great added to salad. A standby variety…

  • Tomato, Harzfeuer (Organic)

    Tomato, Harzfeuer (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. 55-60 days. Indet. Potato Leaf. 2-4 oz round, slightly oblate, bright red fruit held in clusters. The best trait of Harzfeuer is the aroma when fruit are ripe – they smell different, adding a delightful note to the already great well-balanced flavor. Very juicy for fresh eating. Harzfeuer translates from German to “resin…

  • Lämpchen Tomato

    Tomato, Lämpchen (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. Yellow Paste. 70 days. Indet. High yielding, thick-walled, yellow paste type with 2-4 oz fruit that is also good eaten fresh. Similar to de Berao types. Seems to be fairly disease resistant and does not suffer from blossom end rot. Holds quality exceptionally late into the season and is perfect for making yellow…

  • Tomato, Oldendorf Red (Organic)

    Tomato, Oldendorf Red (Organic)


    Solanum lycopersicum. 65 days. Indet. Another excellent European tomato. A medium-early variety with tall plants that are loaded with perfectly round, brilliant red fruit weighing 3-4 oz. The firm, flavorful fruit keep well once picked, making Oldendorf Red an excellent salad tomato for market farmers. Very productive when grown outdoors. Consistently holds better quality late…