Author Archives: High Mowing Organic Seeds

A Year of Giving

Each year High Mowing donates organic seeds and produce to a vast array of recipients. From school gardens to seed libraries, from food banks to senior centers, our donations have far-reaching impacts across the country. Through our Donation Program schools, … Continue reading

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The Story of a Seed: from Pollination to your Plate

  Have you ever wondered how the seeds in our packets got there? Some varieties, like Honeynut butternut squash, have particularly unique stories. We couldn’t resist sharing the remarkable journey of this little squash and the vital farms and faces … Continue reading

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Increasing Production with a Whole Foods’ Local Producer Loan

Here at High Mowing we are always on the lookout for new ways to produce more high-quality organic seed. The exciting news is – this year we found three! With the support of Whole Foods’ Local Producer Loan Program, we’re … Continue reading

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Winter’s White Gold: Forcing Belgian Endives

It’s time to start forcing Belgian endives! If you missed it, check out our post from this spring, Winter’s White Gold: Planning Ahead for Belgian Endive Harvest. This previous post outlines the first part of the Belgian endive production cycle, … Continue reading

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Support a Healthy Community, Fund Your Project with High Mowing Seeds

Does your school or organization need to raise money? Want to help your school or non-profit and encourage gardening in your community at the same time? No problem! Fundraising with High Mowing Organic Seeds is a win-win for everyone, supporting … Continue reading

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New in 2015 Variety Highlights

Here are a few highlights of the NEW varieties in our 2015 catalog that we are really excited about! To see the full list, click here. Shiraz Beet – Open-Pollinated The first disease-resistant OP beet developed for organic production. This … Continue reading

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Participatory Breeding of ‘Who Gets Kissed?’ Sweet Corn

Sweet corn is an essential crop for many organic farmers, and farmer-breeder Martin Diffley is no exception. But Martin couldn’t find an organic variety that worked on his farm. So he collaborated with plant breeders to make one. Martin had … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert! Exciting Changes in the 2015 Catalog

When you open your mailbox a few weeks from now and find our catalog inside, you will immediately notice that it looks very different . . . and better! We are so pleased, we just can’t wait for you to … Continue reading

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Paper: It’s All in the Details

Catalogs are in the mail and arriving in homes in a few weeks. If you’ve seen our past catalogs, you’ll notice that this year’s catalog “feels different.” Here’s why. One of biggest challenges in producing a print catalog with hundreds … Continue reading

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Grow Your Greens Indoors with Sprouts, Shoots & Microgreens

Last chance to enter our sprouting kit giveaway! Contest ends Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at midnight! Click here to enter. Fall is a great time to start experimenting with new flavors, taking advantage of the season’s bounty of crisp apples, … Continue reading

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