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  • Foods, plants and seeds that can get you high
    Seeds, plants and foods that can actually get you high
    You’ve heard food critics say the meal left them with a “euphoric” feeling or the edibles they have consumed were like “heaven.” They may not be exaggerating. There are foods, seeds and plants that are often used in...
  •  Seeds we sow
    Everything is a seed: Make sure the seeds you sow are good ones
    A seed is a small investment with large potential value. We sow seeds all the time without giving a second thought to what we have sown or to how they will sprout and grow. We sow seeds by what we think, by what we say, and by what we do. Since...
  • Getting ready to start seeds
    Getting ready to start seeds indoors for this spring
    The New Year has arrived and tomorrow when mail service resumes, many folks will begin receiving those seed catalogs that get our hearts thumping and thumbs twitching. Let the garden planning begin!It will be months until gardeners can actually...
  • Jasmine seeds
    Winter seeds
    Hiking today and seeing lots of decaying plants and drying seeds. Especially interesting are the jasmine bushes that have now turned to seed. At a distance they appear something like they did when in full bloom with flowers. Now, they are seeds...
  • Sprout seeds to make healthy microgreens
    Sprouted lentils offer a good source of nutrition year round
    Fresh greens during the winter months can be hard to come by in cold weather areas. One way to continue enjoying fresh food any time of year is to sprout seeds. Sprouted seeds can be used in soups, on salads, and in stir-fried dishes.Legume...
  • The Big Draw - October 15-19th Events
    The Big Draw - October 15-19th - Drawing Events
    October 13 – 17SEEDS Afterschool Big Draw Week – MesickMesick students and their families will be drawing during SEEDS programs throughout the week.934 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686(231) 947-0312www.ecoseeds.orgThursday, October...
  • Pumpkin Seeds
    5 reasons you should be eating pumpkin seeds
    Pumpkins are the quintessential addition to any Autumn celebration or decor. The next time you scoop and saw your way to this year's jack-o-lantern, you may want to think twice before ditching those slimy innards.Amongst the webs of the...
  • Picking produce
    Tips for seed saving: The how and why of it
    As summer wanes and fall approaches, the gardener’s thought turns to putting the garden to bed and planning for next year. This is the perfect time to start collecting seeds from your favorite crops for use next spring. Mother Earth News...
  • Vegetable Seeds
    Why you should be saving seeds
    If you are a gardener, then you know the value of a seed. When you grow a great crop of anything, the natural desire is to preserve it and grow it again. Saving seeds is the best way to ensure that you perpetuate the flowers, fruits and vegetables...
  • TV on the Radio promotes new album 'Seeds' with video trailer
    TV on the Radio promotes new album 'Seeds' with video trailer
    To promote their fifth major studio album, Seeds, the Brooklyn music group TV on the Radio has recently dropped a promotional trailer for the LP.SPINreported about the news of the group's new promo video on July 29, 2014. It follows the debut...
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    Plan winter food storage in the spring
    The trend of many green advocates is to live off the grid when possible. One major way is through growing one’s own food, especially vegetables. Gardeners can control their varieties for climate and personal preference. Part of responsible...
  • Open Source Seeds
    Open Source Seed Initiative threatens farming biotech monopoly
    If you've heard of Monsanto or Dupont Pioneerand you're not a farmer, you've probably heard about them in a negative light. Foodies, local food activists, farmers and others are concerned about the monopoly that these biotech giants...
  • Flaxseed
    Chia, Flax or Pumpkin seeds which are your favorites?
    Seeds are finding their way into the American diet, some are familiar but others a foreign but new food source with nutritional benefits. So how do you select the seeds you want to add to your diet? Take a test drive by purchasing a new seed each...
  • Snow in Vegetable Garden March 21, 2014
    Will you be ready when the garden thaws out?
    As the picture taken today, March 21, 2014 surely indicates, Zone 6 gardeners will not be setting spade to garden anytime soon. The ground is still frozen deep from the remarkably cold temperatures and anyway, much of the soil is still covered in...
  • The Baton Pass
    The Baton Pass and Stand Up To Cancer
    “Every hour, nearly 200 Americans are told they have cancer,” Lisa Paulsen, SU2C co-founder and president & CEO of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).“The next thing they hope to hear is ‘you will survive....