An heirloom seed is seed from a plant that has been passed from one generation to generation. The seeds are carefully grown and preserved for specific qualities such as flavor, productivity, or hardiness. Many heirlooms have been grown, saved and passed down for more than 100 years. Baker Creek continues this tradition by providing one of the largest selections of seeds from the 19th century. Stop by the shop & check out our new display with a selection of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds -- always non-GMO, classic favorites.
For more information on the benefits of heirloom vegetables, check out this article by Mother Earth News.