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2019 IN THE NEWS

January - A Way to Garden Blog and "A Way to Garden" podcast - Mastering Lettuce with Tom Stearns

March - Thriving Farmer Podcast - Episode 6: Tom Stearns of High Mowing Organic Seeds

March - SeedWorld - Cornell AgriTech Releases Galaxy Suite Grape Tomato Varieties

March - New Hampshire Union Leader - Fruits of UNH Research Coming to a Garden Near You This Year

April - Martha Stewart Living - These "Galaxy" Tomatoes Are Out of This World

April - NBC5 - New Breed of Tomatoes for Your Garden

April - Urban Ag News - Managing Basil Downy Mildew in the Greenhouse

April - New York Magazine's The Strategist Blog - Everything You Need to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

May - The Packer - Cornell University Releases New Varieties of Grape Tomatoes

November - Cornell Chronicle - Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes

December - The Grow Guide Podcast - Why Buy Organic Seeds with Paul Feenan

2018 IN THE NEWS

April – Vermont Public RadioVermont Companies Want You to Fight Hunger in Your Own Backyard

November - PBS's Growing a Greener World TV - Episode 911: High Mowing Organic Seeds: The Power of a Seed to Change the World

2017 IN THE NEWS

May – The Detroit NewsTips From the Pros on Growing Great Tomatoes

October – Fresh Fruit PortalScientists to Develop First Strawberry Varieties for U.S. Organic Production

2016 IN THE NEWS

January – EcoWatchDemand for Non-GMO Products Hits the Seed Industry

January – Woody’s GardenHow to Grow Spinach with Tom Stearns

January – A Way to Garden Blog and “A Way to Garden” PodcastHow to Grow Spinach with Tom Stearns

February – Seven Days VermontTalking Seeds with High Mowing’s Tom Stearns

March – HGTV.comGrowing with Organic Seeds

March – SBA.govHigh Mowing Seeds Owner Named VT Small Business Person of the Year

March – VermontBiz.comHigh Mowing Founder Tom Stearns Named Vermont Small Business Person of the Year

March – The Vermont ConversationTom Stearns: From teen seed merchant to Small Business Person of the Year

March – Stowe ReporterStearns, Burritt, Magoon win business awards

March – The Canadian Organic Grower Magazine – A Growing Market for Microgreens by Tom Stearns

May – VPR.netFrom Seeds to Sweets, Small Businesses Are A Winning Formula In Lamoille County

June – Commons NewsTom Stearns to receive 2016 Community Service Award

July – Nifty Homestead BlogSeed Companies

August – Rodale’s Organic LifeThe Best Ways to Grow and Enjoy Cucumbers

2015 IN THE NEWS

September – Valley News via The Washington Post – Growers Still Search to Find the Perfect Tomato

May – Slow Living TodayNew Growth: The Best in Organic Seeds

April – Stowe ReporterHigh Mowing Buys Hyde Park Farmland

May – Health Impact NewsAre Your Organic Hybrid Seeds Actually Genetically Modified?

December – The Gastrognomes BlogAn Interview with Tom Stearns, Founder, High Mowing Organic Seeds

2014 IN THE NEWS

January – MOSESOrganic.orgOptions for Organic Seed Continue to Grow

May – VPR.netVermont Company Promoting Non-GMO Verified Seeds

November – Outlaw Garden Blog9 Seed Catalogs to Request Today

2013 IN THE NEWS

February – Brattleboro Food CoopProducer of the Month

February – Non-GMO Report – High Mowing Seeds, Non-GMO Project Collaborate on Non-GMO Standards for Seeds

February – Growing MagazineHot New Organic Vegetable Varieties for Northern Growers

March – The New York TimesLook Carefully at Those Seeds

March – GreenStar Natural Foods Store BlogNew Tomato Fight Blight - High Mowing Organic Seeds Releases “Iron Lady”

June – The Survival PodcastTom Stearns of High Mowing Organic Seeds

December – A Way to Garden Blog and “A Way to Garden” on Robin Hood Radio (NPR/PRX) – Q&A with Tom Stearns

2012 IN THE NEWS

February – Delicious Musings BlogTour of High Mowing Seeds

March – TreeHugger.com10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies As Selected By Readers

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Read, listen and watch coverage of High Mowing's initiatives, varieties and important issues through the years:

2022

January - Salon.com - Seed companies and Customers Say Paper Seed Catalogs are not Obsolete — Yet

January - The Martha's Vineyard Times - Seeds for the Elderly

March - Treehugger - The 8 Best Organic Seed Companies of 2022

March - The Vermont Journal - SSPTA Congratulates Fundraising Top-Sellers

March - Eagle Times - Springfield Schools PTA Congratulates Fundraising Top-Sellers

April - Lancaster Farming - A Time to Plant: Veggie Seed Companies Experiencing Strong Sales

April - Greenfield Recorder - Surprising Sources of Seeds: Local Libraries Offer Materials for Growing

April - SFGate - Heirloom seeds: Why You Should Buy Them and Where to Find Them

May - The Middletown Press - 4 Trusted Sellers with Heirloom Seeds for Sale

May - The Anchor - Start a Salad Garden

May - Outside Magazine - How to Grow an Easy Kitchen Garden

May - Vice.com - Food Is Getting More Expensive. Libraries Are Helping People Grow Their Own

May - The Ellsworth American - New Seed Lending Library Sprouts in Bucksport

2021

December - Cornell Chronicle - Moonshadow Joins ‘Galaxy’ of Colorful Tomatoes

December - The New York Times - It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds

December - Growing Produce - There’s a New Shining Star in the Tomato World: Hello ‘Moonshadow’

2020

February - Valley News - Grow your own Sprouts for Spring in a Jar

March - The New York Times - Grow a Better Tomato 

April - Seven Days - Seeds Deemed 'Essential' as Vermonters Plan Gardens During COVID-19

April - Growing Produce - A Plant Breeding Breakthrough: Downy Mildew Resistant Sweet Basil

May - Seven Days - How Vermont Communities Are Feeding Their Neighbors

June - VT Digger - Making it in Vermont: High Mowing Seeds Juggles Sales Spike in Crisis

August - BKReader - Freedom Food: Bushwick Garden Feeds Its Neighborhood Through Pandemic

October - NACLA - Seeds of Hope in Uncertain Times

November - The New York Times - D.I.Y. Microgreens You Can Grow on Your Kitchen Counter

December - Cornell Chronicle - Moonshadow Joins ‘Galaxy’ of Colorful Tomatoes

December - The New York Times - It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds

2019

January - a way to garden blog and "a way to garden" podcast - Mastering Lettuce with Tom Stearns

March - thriving farmer podcast - Episode 6: Tom Stearns of High Mowing Organic Seeds

March - seedworld - Cornell AgriTech Releases Galaxy Suite Grape Tomato Varieties

March - new hampshire union leader - Fruits of UNH Research Coming to a Garden Near You This Year

April - martha stewart living - These "Galaxy" Tomatoes Are Out of This World

April - nbc5 - New Breed of Tomatoes for Your Garden

April - urban ag news - Managing Basil Downy Mildew in the Greenhouse

April - new york magazine's the strategist blog - Everything You Need to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

May - the packer - Cornell University Releases New Varieties of Grape Tomatoes

November - cornell chronicle - Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes

December - the grow guide podcast - Why Buy Organic Seeds with Paul Feenan

2018

April – vermont public radio – Vermont Companies Want You to Fight Hunger in Your Own Backyard

November - pbs's growing a greener world tv - Episode 911: High Mowing Organic Seeds: The Power of a Seed to Change the World

2017

May – the detroit news – Tips From the Pros on Growing Great Tomatoes

October – fresh fruit portal – Scientists to Develop First Strawberry Varieties for U.S. Organic Production

2016

January – ecowatch – Demand for Non-GMO Products Hits the Seed Industry

January – woody’s garden – How to Grow Spinach with Tom Stearns

January – a way to garden blog and “A Way to Garden” podcast – How to Grow Spinach with Tom Stearns

February – seven days vermont – Talking Seeds with High Mowing’s Tom Stearns

March – hgtv.com – Growing with Organic Seeds

March – sba.gov – High Mowing Seeds Owner Named VT Small Business Person of the Year

March – vermontbiz.com – High Mowing Founder Tom Stearns Named Vermont Small Business Person of the Year

March – the vermont conversation – Tom Stearns: From teen seed merchant to Small Business Person of the Year

March – stowe reporter – Stearns, Burritt, Magoon win business awards

March – the canadian organic grower magazine – A Growing Market for Microgreens by Tom Stearns

May – vpr.net – From Seeds to Sweets, Small Businesses Are A Winning Formula In Lamoille County

June – commons news – Tom Stearns to receive 2016 Community Service Award

July – nifty homestead blog – Seed Companies

August – rodale’s organic life – The Best Ways to Grow and Enjoy Cucumbers

2014

January – mosesorganic.org – Options for Organic Seed Continue to Grow

May – vpr.net – Vermont Company Promoting Non-GMO Verified Seeds

November – outlaw garden blog – 9 Seed Catalogs to Request Today

2013

February – brattleboro food coop – Producer of the Month

February – non-gmo report – High Mowing Seeds, Non-GMO Project Collaborate on Non-GMO Standards for Seeds

February – growing magazine – Hot New Organic Vegetable Varieties for Northern Growers

March – the new york times – Look Carefully at Those Seeds

March – greenstar natural foods store blog – New Tomato Fight Blight - High Mowing Organic Seeds Releases “Iron Lady”

June – the survival podcast – Tom Stearns of High Mowing Organic Seeds

December – a way to garden blog and “A Way to Garden” on robin hood radio (NPR/PRX) – Q&A with Tom Stearns

2012

February – delicious musings blog – Tour of High Mowing Seeds

March – treehugger.com – 10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies As Selected By Readers

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