Syrian Collection

Some of these seeds were grown by our friend Mason at Bear Bottom Farm, whose grandfather Francois immigrated to the US from Syria. Some were grown by Experimental Farm Network, who have rescued many varieties from the USDA  that originated in Syria and other areas of the world experiencing war and natural disaster. Together, we help to maintain and share the agricultural biodiversity from these regions so that future generations may enjoy their food heritage. Read more in this Guardian article: Sowing the Seeds of Syria: farming group rescues plant species threatened by war.