To continue our series of seed giveaways, we’re thrilled to offer a giveaway from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. It is always such a delight when their catalog arrives in the mail – it is absolutely stunning! Baker Creek prides themselves on having rare varieties with great flavor and nutrition. As usual, this year’s 21st annual catalog is full of colorful heirlooms with descriptions about their origins and how they can be used. In the front of the catalog, the Gettle family mentions that they are especially pleased to offer many new corn varieties this year as they have been working hard for several years to keep these varieties pure from toxic, GMO pollen. I especially love the look of the Glass Gem Corn.
Baker Creek has the biggest collection of open pollinated seeds in the U.S., which is beneficial because you can save seeds from vegetables grown from open pollinated seeds (unlike hybrids and GMOs). So, if you plant them now, you can enjoy these seeds for many years to come! Learn more about Baker Creek in Deborah’s post from last year.
Want to win their Heirloom Seed Collection?
Baker Creek has generously offered to provide their Heirloom Seed Collection to one of our readers in the United States. This collection includes a variety of 25 different full-sized packets of easy-to-grow seeds, including herbs, eggplant, cucumber, summer and winter squash, lettuce, peas, melons, and more.
You have several different options for entering the giveaway. To enter, follow the giveaway instructions below:
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Be sure to use your real name when leaving a comment so that we can match it up with your entry in case you win. And if you leave a comment, don’t forget to click on the Rafflecopter entry stating that you left a comment because the winner is chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. You’ll have 3 days to respond if you win or we will draw another winner. Make sure to check back on the website when we announce the winner and check your spam folder so you won’t miss our email!
Janie Hynson is a beginning homesteader in North Carolina. She works in public health and sustainable agriculture and is interested in how health can be improved through homesteading.
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