About High Mowing Organic Seeds

  1. The Story of a Seed: Open-Pollinated Corn Edition

    How does a corn seed get from plant to packet? Read on to learn about the intricacies of open-pollinated corn development and production through looking at the variety Who Gets Kissed?. We hope the story of a seed entices you to try a new corn variety this season! To read about hybrid corn seed production, click here. Dr. Bill Tracy...
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  2. The Story of a Seed: Hybrid Corn Edition

    How does a corn seed get from plant to packet? Read on to learn about the intricacies of hybrid corn seed development and production through looking at the variety Enchanted F1. We hope the story of a seed entices you to try a new corn variety this season! To read about open pollinated corn seed production, click here. Enchanted F1...
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  3. The Story of a Seed: Hybrid Onion Edition

    How does an onion seed get from plant to packet? Read on to learn about the intricacies of hybrid onion seed development and production through looking at the variety Red Carpet F1. We hope the story of a seed entices you to try a new onion variety this season! The Market The first step to development of a new onion...
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  4. Seeds on the Road: High Mowing at a Conference Near You!

    High Mowing Organic Seeds is hitting the road for our annual circuit of organic agriculture conferences and trade shows! See our full schedule below, and click on the show name to view registration details. If any of these events are happening in a city near you, please consider joining as an attendee and be sure to come visit the High Mowing Organic...
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  5. Sneak Peek at Our 2019 Seed Catalog

    High Mowing's 2019 organic seed catalog will soon be on its way to growers! Here's a little sneak peek at what you’ll find in our catalog this year. (You can request a FREE copy if you haven't already, by clicking here.) GROWER PROFILES One of things we love the most about running a business that supports individual organic growers is...
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  6. Why They Grow: The Story Behind Our Catalog Cover

    While all of the growers featured on our 2018 catalog cover use High Mowing seeds in their operations, more than seed ties them together. What they’re growing extends well beyond great vegetables: they grow healthier families, future leaders and new models for organic distribution. These nontraditional crops exemplify a shared dedication to nourishing our community, a value High Mowing equally...
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  7. The Search for Better Seed

    How High Mowing expanded our garlic selection and improved quality with our partners. Garlic is one of the most difficult crops in which to maintain quality. After frustrations in our early years with garlic seed that simply didn’t meet our standards, we committed to some operational changes in order to enhance our garlic offerings. Broadening Our Selection Our team identified...
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  8. An Organic Solution: High Mowing’s Steam Treatment Research

    Seed borne diseases present a serious threat to growers. The organic industry has limited tools for addressing these seed borne pathogens. In an innovative effort to find an organic solution to the problems caused by seed borne disease, High Mowing’s owner and founder, Tom Stearns, is spearheading research on steam treatment of seeds. The Challenge The challenge of disease control...
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  9. Partners in Feeding Our Communities

    High Mowing’s donation program supports organizations that provide farm and nutrition education with initiatives such as community gardens, school gardens and food bank gardens. Thanks to these partnerships, our seeds are now in the hands of the food system leaders of tomorrow. In 2017, one of our largest donations recipients was the national community gardening organization Katie’s Krops. High Mowing...
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  10. Better Together

    Strength through partnerships with organic seed growers More than twenty years ago, Tom Stearns grew the seeds for all 58 of High Mowing’s varieties in his backyard in Gospel Hollow, Vermont. In 2017, we grew 26 acres of seed crops on our farm in Hyde Park, Vermont, producing seeds for 46 of our 700+ varieties. To become the whole farm...
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