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Some sources of heirloom and open-pollinated seeds.

Countryside: In response to the reader who is looking for catalogs featuring open-pollinated vegetable seeds, your recommendation of the Seed Savers Exchange was very good. (I am a member). However, there are many mail order seed companies specializing in heirloom and open-pollinated seeds. I've enclosed a list of these gleaned from the 600-odd catalogs I receive each year. If anyone is looking for a source for a specific plant, perhaps I could help. I'd be glad to look up sources (no charge) if you enclose an SASE. You can reach me at the address below.

Also in this issue, Ken Scharabok suggested as a home business collecting wild seeds. I know of three other companies that buy wild-collected seeds, but anyone interested should contact them first. They are:

- Cascade Forestry Nursery (tree seeds - call for information), 22033 Fillmore Rd., Cascade, IA 52033, (319) 852-3042.

- Midwest Wildflowers (wildflower seeds - SASE for information), Box 64, Rockton, IL 61072.

- Mountain Green Wildflowers (wildflower seeds - SASE for information), Box 50, Danby, VT 05739.

Heirloom and open-pollinated vegetables:

- Alfrey Seeds, PO Box 415, Knoxville, TN, 37901; Catalog - long SASE.

- Bountiful Gardens, 18001 Shafer Branch Rd., Willits, CA 95490; Catalog free.

- The Cook's Garden, PO Box 53528, Londonderry, VT 05148; Catalog $1.00.

- Corns, Rt. 1 Box 32, Turpin, OK 73950; Catalog $1.00.

- Down On The Farm Seed Co., PO Box 185, Hiram, OH 44234; Catalog free.

- Fedco Seeds, 52 Mayflower Hill Dr., Waterville, ME 04901; Catalog $2.00.

- Floating Mountain Seeds, PO Box 1275, Port Angeles, WA 98362; Catalog $2.00.

- Fox Hollow Herb & Heirloom Seed Co., PO Box 148, McGrann, PA 16236; Catalog $1.00.

- Garden City Seeds, 1324 Red Crow Rd., Victor, MT 59875-9713; Catalog $1.00.

- Gleckler's Seedsmen, Metamora, OH 43540; Catalog free.

- Good Seed Co., St. Rt. Box 73A, Oroville, (Chesaw), WA 98844; Catalog $ 1.00.

- The Gourmet Gardener,400 West 126th St., Leawood, KS 66209; Catalog $2.00.

- Heirloom Seed Project, 2451 Kissel Hill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601; Catalog $2.00.

- Heirloom Seeds, PO Box 245, West Elizabeth, PA 15088; Catalog $1.00.

- Horticultural Enterprises, PO Box 810082, Dallas, TX 75381; Catalog free.

- Long Island Seed Co., 1368 Flanders Rd., Flanders, NY 11901; Catalog free.

- Native Seeds/SEARCH, 2509 N. Campbell Ave. #325, Tucson, AZ 85719; Catalog $1.00.

- Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 North Pacific Hwy., Albany, OR 97321; Catalog free.

- Noel's Seeds, RD 2, Oxford, NY 13830; Catalog free.

- Peace Seeds, PO Box 190, Gila, NM 88038; Catalog $4.00 or list free.

- The Pepper Gal, PO Box 23006, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33307; Catalog $1.00.

- Redwood City Seed Co., PO Box 361, Redwood City, CA 94064; Catalog $1.00.

- Ronniger's Seed Potatoes, St. Rt., Moyie Springs, ID 83845; Catalog $2.00.

- Seeds of Change, 1364 Rufina Circle #5, Santa Fe, NM 87501; Catalog $3.00.

- Shepherd's Garden Seeds, 7389 West Zayante, Felton, CA 95018; Catalog $1.00.

- R H Shumway, Seedsman, PO Box 1, Graniteville, SC 29829; Catalog $1.00.

- Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, PO Box 158, North Garden, VA 22959; Catalog $3.00.

- Southern Oregon Organics, 1130 Tethrow Rd., Williams, OR 97544; Catalog free.

- Tomato Growers Supply Co., PO Box 2237, Fort Myers, FL 33902; Catalog free.

- Chris Weeks Peppers, PO Box 3207, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948; Catalog $1.00.
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Author:Czapla, Cathy
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Date:Sep 1, 1993
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