sustainable farming


Mon July 21, 2014
In Chattanooga 7/24

Janisse Ray’s ‘The Seed Underground’ Explains Startling Loss of Seed Diversity

'The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food' by Janisse Ray. She will be in Chattanooga on July 24th.

“[I]n the last one hundred years,” Janisse Ray writes in The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food, “94 percent of seed varieties available at the turn of the century in America and considered a part of the human commons have been lost.”

Her book explains why so many seed varieties have vanished, and how this loss could pose serious environmental dangers.

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Tue April 2, 2013

Chattanooga's Crabtree Farms Plant Sale Begins April 13th

Credit Crabtree Farms

The 13th annual Crabtree Farms Spring Plant Sale is Saturday April 13 from 8 am to 3 pm and Sunday April 14 from 11 am to 3 pm.  

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