Tag: Zach Pickens

This Saturday, a Seed Swap

Folded into little scraps of paper, many seeds at this event yield crops you won’t find in any seed catalog, like an obscure Brazilian pepper or little-known Italian endive.

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How Heirloom Seeds Get “Rooftop-Ready”

Many farmers take a break while the fields are frozen. Not Zach Pickens. He’s in the business of saving and selling “Rooftop Ready” seeds that are regionally adapted for New York City gardens.