Support Ethical Business One Seed at a Time- Free Catalogs!

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Some say that the most effective way to promote positive change is to vote with your wallet.   Each of these companies emphasize social responsibility as a high priority.  Whether it be local or global they all show their concern for the causes they support through projects and initiatives, including those that support people, animals, the environment and/or preservation efforts.

baker-creek-2012Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds–  Baker Creek offers over 1450 varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs from 70 countries! They supply free seeds to many of the world’s poorest countries, school farms and other educational projects.  Their free catalog is available to U.S. residents.

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High Mowing Organic Seeds–  Over 600 heirloom, open-pollinated and hybrid varieties of vegetable, fruit and flower seed.  This company organizes seed and produce donation programs, fund/disaster relief for Vermont farms damaged by hurricane Irene and free community events.  Their free catalog is available to U.S. and Canadian residents.

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horizon-herbs-free-seed-catalogsHorizon Herbs, LLC This company offers an extensive collection of medicinal plants, open pollinated vegetables and hard to find seeds.  Many of the seeds they carry are at-risk and rare.   They collect seeds from all over the world.  The owner serves on the advisory board of United Plant Savers, an organization dedicated to plant preservation.

Their free catalog is available to U.S. residents.  International customers can download a PDF catalog.

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SOCFinalBookCoverSeeds of Change–  Seeds of Change is a company dedicated to preserving rare heirloom and traditional seed varieties and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.    They have an excellent selection of vegetables, herbs, flowers and live plants including unique varieties and those difficult to find.   Their free catalog is available to residents of the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

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2013Catalog_cover_free (1)Seed Savers Exchange–  A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing heirloom seeds. While some varieties are sold through their website, members are able to access a much larger variety (over 12,000 varieties!). Membership supports their work to preserve unique varieties of plants which might otherwise become extinct.  Their catalog is available to multiple countries.

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2013-catalog-coverSouthern Exposure Seed Exchange–  More than 700 varieties of vegetables, flowers, herbs, grains and cover crops.  This company works to promote sustainable agriculture and everyone’s right to save seed.  They do this through a long list of initiatives listed on their website.  They are supporters of Plant a Row for the Hungry, Seeds Savers Exchange and Seed Programs International just to name a few!

Their free catalog is available to U.S. residents.  A catalog can be sent to Canada or Mexico for a small fee.

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