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Chlorpyrifos?

  Chlorpyrifos (“klor-PEER-a-foss”) is an insecticide sprayed as a fine mist on many U.S. crops, including apples, oranges, strawberries, broccoli, almonds, walnuts, cherries, peaches, pears, corn, and wheat. It is linked to brain damage and developmental delays in children. People come into contact … Continue reading

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Sylvia Davatz’ Solstice Seeds Catalogue

Sylvia Davatz, of Hartland , VT,  develops seeds using a variety of criteria, looking for seeds that will contribute to our year-long food supply, be well-adapted to our growing environment, have great flavor, be productive and disease-resistant and, thereby, worthy … Continue reading

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Sylvia Davatz’ 2016 Seed Catalogue

Local seeds from Upper Valley seed saver, Sylvia Davatz of Hartland VT A message from Sylvia: It has long been, and continues to be, a core part of my mission to preserve varieties that are in danger of being lost. … Continue reading

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Local Tortillas Coming to Vermont!

Read Seven Days story of collaboration of  Vermont Bean Crafters and City Market to help All Souls Tortilleria get started. http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/vermont-gets-its-first-local-corn-tortilla/Content?oid=2612501

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Sylvia Davatz’ Solstice Seed Catalog

“So many people are rising up like germinating embryos to claim food sovereignty, to rescue local seeds, and to guard human civilization’s cornucopia.”  – Janisse Ray, poet and author of The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food Janisse … Continue reading

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