Heirloom Organic Seeds Archive

Varieties of heirloom artichoke seeds have been cultivated in Sicily during the time of the ancient Greeks and in Naples since at least the ninth century. They originated in North Africa and are members of the thistle family and related to the South Mediterranean cardoon. While they remained popular these regions, they did not spread

Years before being tamed into their orange coats, the wild carrot flourished in colors of purple, red, yellow and white. They were found in countries such as Afghanistan, Iran and China, basically thriving throughout Europe and parts of Asia at least 5,000 years ago. It is believed the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans cultivated carrots in

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