The Story of Seed

  • Spring at Redwood Seeds

    This spring our popuilation grew: new baby boy, baby goats and thousands of seedlings awaiting transplant. To read full article click here.  read more »

  • Winter at Redwood Seeds 2015

    Read about our farm life as the winter sets in. Article from Edible Shasta Butte Winter 2015 read more »

  • Redwood Seeds Fall 2015- Edible Shasta Butte

    Follow our farm through the seasons for the next year with these quarterly publications in the Edible Shasta Butte magazine. Each edition highlights our seed farm and provides relevant seed saving information. read more »

  • Farming with Child: Everything in rounds

    Being mom and farming at the same time is a busy and beautiful experience. Look around our yard and you will see: a big blue wheelbarrow and and a tiny red, Mama's shovel and Maisie's shovel, and yes, the ride on, steel, pedal, craig's list kid's tractor- that is the newest addition:) She wants to help and do everything we do. So whether planting seeds, forking beds or picking strawberries she wants to be right there. . Every thing in rounds. Cyclical. Now we read books, and now we water the garden, now we wheelbarrow fire wood, and now we... read more »

  • Summer Seed Crops: A Processing Guide

      Elisa and Sheena cut open and scoop seeds from winter squash   Wet Processing Basics- Smash or cut open fruit into a container. Some fruits will need a fermentation time specified below. Add water after fermentation. In most cases the good seeds will sink to the bottom of the container and the ‘gunk’ will rise to the top. Carefully pour the vegetable matter off until you remove as much as possible without losing seeds. Add more water and repeat until the water is clear and you have removed most of the debris. At this point you can experiment with... read more »