You can develop your own varieties and never have to buy seeds or starts again. Plus, you can do it in your backyard garden.

Growing Your Own Food Is Like Printing Your Own Money

Master Seed Saver Stephen Scott will show you step-by-step what you need to know to save quality seeds that your great, great grand children will remember you by.

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Hi,

My name is Marjory Wildcraft

Our food system is built on thousands of years of home gardeners and small farmers who loved playing with plants and developing new varieties.

They did it both for fun, and for deeply practical reasons. They wanted tomatoes that were bigger and fruited earlier. They wanted lettuce that was sweet and delicate. They wanted squashes that would store well into March or April. They wanted peas that could survive in the frigid north, or corn that could grow well in drought. They wanted kale that was more nutritious. They wanted garlic that had greater power to heal.

And you know what? Almost all of our favorite modern vegetable varieties come from these older backyard gardeners.

There was nothing that special about these people. They were ordinary folks. It might have been your uncle Jack, or your great grandmother Teresa.

The lineages of folks who helped develop the heirloom seeds we have today are just like you and me.

Except for one big difference; they had control over their food supply.

Why are huge chemical and pharmaceutical companies taking over the global seed market? 

Did you know that over the last few decades, huge multi-national companies have been buying up small seed companies?

It’s called “Consolidation”.

We are now to the point where 75% of the worlds vegetable seed market is controlled by just five large multi-national corporations. Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta, Dow… (Notice that these are primarily chemical or pharmaceutical companies.)

These companies are responsible to their shareholders and they focus on financial gain. They produce seed varieties whose breeding lines are trade secrets and whose seed will not come true to type.

The giant corporations do not focus on local varieties that have greater nutrition, better taste, or are better suited to homesteaders.

You might ask yourself, why are these big chemical or pharmaceutical companies taking over the global seed market?

Controlling seeds is key to control of the supply of food and medicine.

"The big chemical and seed companies are working diligently to monopolize the food system at the expense of consumers, farmers and smaller seed companies" says Philip H. Howard, an associate professor at Michigan State University and an expert on industry consolidation.

You don’t need to depend on industry watch dogs though, Monsanto, the largest player in the global seed market will tell you exactly what they are up to. Robert Fraley, co-president of Monsanto's agricultural sector has been quoted as saying “What you are seeing is not just a consolidation of seed companies, it’s really a consolidation of the entire food chain. —“

 

More Than 93% Of Heirloom Seed Varieties Are Now Extinct

As we've come to depend on a handful of commercial varieties of fruits and vegetables, thousands of heirloom varieties have disappeared.

“Because of consolidation and concentration in the seed industry, there has been loss of variety and loss of heirloom varieties,” says to Matthew Dillon, a founder of the Organic Seed Alliance of Port Townsend.

It's hard to know exactly how many have been lost over the past century, but a study conducted in 1983 by the Rural Advancement Foundation International gives us an idea of how bad the problem is. It compared USDA listings of seed varieties sold by commercial U.S. seed houses in 1903 with those in the U.S. National Seed Storage Laboratory in 1983. The survey found that about 93% percent of the varieties had gone extinct.

And many of our present varieties have only one commercial source. If they are dropped, they will disappear and you won’t be able to get them—unless you save seed.

Some things are too important to allow Giant corporations to do for you. 

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Another Advantage Is Amazingly Delicious Food

This online certification normally costs $97, but you won’t be paying that much – because I have a special offer for you.

A Quick Word Of Warning First


We both know that learning to save quality seeds is a longer adventure than just a few weeks of training.

But, the Saving Quality Seeds Certification will give you the complete foundation you need to be able to very successful in saving your own seeds.

And it will give you a deep understanding of genetics that I sure wish I had when I started.

It will save you a ton of time. And it will inspire you to take further action.

Let me explain.

It is very clear that the experiment of letting large companies provide our food and healthcare is an utter failure.

Many people are awakening to the realization that we need to produce some, or all of our own food and medicine in our backyards at home.

Some people are doing it because they realize clean food is a primary key to good health.

Others are doing it because they understand our financial system is a house of cards, and stocks of food or medicine could be become bare shelves in a matter of hours.

And there are folks who are growing their own food just because it is so satisfying and enjoyable.

We are on the verge of losing in one generation, much of the agricultural diversity it took humankind 10,000 years to create.

Historically, humans ate hundreds of different kinds of plants with an incredible amount of nutrition and diversity. Today most of our food is derived from just a handful; think corn, wheat, soy, potatoes, tomatoes, and beans and you've got most of the menus in America

As they say, you are what you eat - so adding some zest to your life by growing and eating foods that can't be bought, or varieties that can only be home grown - gives you a nutritional and sustainability boost your body is designed for

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If we don’t have crop diversity, we don’t have food security.

It’s that simple.

We need to re-build the vast network of people who save seed and develop varieties on the local and regional scale.

You are vitally important. Even tiny contributions make a big difference. In fact a majority of home gardeners who are save seeds only focus on two or three varieties – and cumulatively it makes a big difference!

For example my father-in-law “Pops” only saves seeds from a couple of plants. One is a porter tomato, which produces really well in the Texas summer heat, and another is a special okra that produces pods that stay tender for a long time.

Pops gave me some of the porter seeds and now I grow them. My kids aren't old enough to be interested in seed saving yet (teenagers... sigh), but I'll pass the seeds on when the kids are ready. And long after Pops is gone (hopefully not anytime soon!) we will still remember him with every summer salad.

Another example is Kent and Diane Ott Whealy who started their collection when Diane's terminally-ill grandfather gave them the seeds of two garden plants; Grandpa Ott's morning glory and German Pink tomato. Grandpa Ott's parents brought the seeds from Bavaria when they immigrated to St. Lucas, Iowa in the 1870s.

Kent and Diane went on from there to create a whole Seed Saving organization (Kent and Diane are featured in our free list of recommended seed companies which I’ll get to you in a minute).

As I said, every contribution helps!

What family stories and precious heirlooms could you create and pass on?

But you don’t have to wait for future generations to get tremendous benefits from saving seeds. 

 

The difference between heirloom, open-pollinated, hybrid, and GMO seeds – which ones you want, and why.

How to properly store seeds, and the pitfalls of freezing seeds

The real deal on lifetimes of seeds (and how to detect false internet claims)

What are the easiest, and most challenging, seeds to save

How to select plants for earlier fruiting, better taste, and disease resistance

The minimum population you need for genetic diversity

Best seeds to put in a cache at a bug out location

How to organize your seed collection

How much land area you need for seed saving (and you’ll be surprised at how small it is)

How to process your seeds – drying, fermenting, scarification and more

Seed pollination tricks to get bigger yields

And, all the exceptions to the rules!

Who Is Stephen Scott?

Yes, I want to join the revolution! Sign me up. I understand I’ll be billed at a special discounted rate of only $27 for the Saving Quality Seeds certification.

You already know that growing your own food is infinitely more delicious than anything at a grocery store.

Now you can take this to the next level – you can specifically select plants that have astonishingly good taste. Juicier, sweeter, more tender, beautiful color, or more flavor. Whatever characteristics you desire, you can select for and develop. It’s how we got all the varieties we have now – people just like you who selected and developed amazing fruits and vegetables.

Have you ever eaten purple potatoes? How about yellow carrots? Have you ever tried red corn?

There are still many varieties of delicious amazing vegetables that you will never see for sale as a start in your local nursery. The only way you can get these is to grow them yourself.
 

You Can Develop Resilient Plants That Withstand Climate Changes

Gardeners and farmers in our network from around the world are reporting unusual weather patterns.

Regardless of the cause, the fact is our climate is undergoing rapid change.

You need varieties of plants that are adapted to your region, and that are capable of handling the changes that are being thrown at us.

You won’t get that kind of resiliency from generic seeds cranked out by multi-national companies.

One benefit of saving your own seed is you’ll be developing plants that are keenly adapted to your region.

Over time, your garden will become more and more resilient and reliable for food production.

You’ll start to find that your plants are doing well, while your neighbors who aren’t saving seeds are having trouble.

And you will stumble across another big benefit of saving seeds.
 

Strong, locally adapted seeds are extremely valuable gifts,
barter items, or even the source of a side income.

In addition to saving money (since you won’t be needing to buy seeds), you could create a small side income from the seeds you save. Most plants are hugely prolific with their seed production. So you are bound to have extra.

These make fantastic gifts for members of your family and community.

They are also excellent items for bartering or trade.

When word gets around that you’ve got seeds for plants that produced during last summer’s heat wave…. Or during the great flood… Or that handled those bitter cold temps just fine… Well, your seed will be worth even more. Gardeners and farmers in our network from around the world are reporting unusual weather patterns.

Regardless of the cause, the fact is our climate is undergoing rapid change.

You need varieties of plants that are adapted to your region, and that are capable of handling the changes that are being thrown at us.

You won’t get that kind of resiliency from generic seeds cranked out by multi-national companies.

One benefit of saving your own seed is you’ll be developing plants that are keenly adapted to your region.

Over time, your garden will become more and more resilient and reliable for food production.

You’ll start to find that your plants are doing well, while your neighbors who aren’t saving seeds are having trouble.

And you will stumble across another big benefit of saving seeds.
 

Stephen Scott is the co-owner of Terroir Seeds which is a small family owned heirloom seed company dedicated to sustainability and restoring individual self-reliance.

Stephen is a Master Seedsman who writes for The Small Farm Journal, Acres USA, Mother Earth News, Organic Gardening, and Country Magazine.

Stephen teaches college level courses in seed saving at Yavapai College in Prescott, AZ.

Stephen has developed an online certification for you. Once completed; you will have the knowledge and skills to be able to start saving seeds and developing your own varieties. The online certification isn’t a full-blown college course – you probably don’t want that. What it covers is all the essentials that you need to know.

The online certification is a combination of videos, quizzes, and some homework (yes, you are going to get your hands a little dirty with this one). We recommend you do it over a few weeks.

Here is what you’ll come away knowing once you complete the certification:

Join The Revolution!

I promised you an e-book on seed saving. I was going to commission an expert to write a book on seed saving, but the Organic Seed Alliance has written the best all-around seed saving ebook, and it is better than what I could create. The OCA is a non-profit group and offers the Seed Saving ebook for free download at their site. To make it super easy for you I've set it up so you'll get a quick download link just after you get setup with the Saving Quality Seeds certification. The OCA is dedicated to advancing the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed . The OCA is doing really good work. I send funds to the OCA and suggest you do too - they could really use all our help

This e-book on Seed Saving is a great quick reference that I use all the time. It comes in really handy when you want to quickly look up a fact on a plant you are working with. For example, I just used it today to check on how to save the seeds from my new favorite spaghetti squash I’ve grown.

I also want to give you another two bonuses.

The first is a coupon for 10% off on your first seed order with Terrior Seeds.  Terrior Seeds is the seed company owned and operated by Stephen Scott and his wife.  They are dedicated to selling only quality, heirloom seeds. 

Stephen Scott, your Certification Leader, is truly dedicated to helping create local, sustainable food systems.

Terrior Seeds is located in the SW part of the US.  Stephen definitely has quality seeds, which are good starting stock you can use almost anywhere. 

And, since all of us are dedicated to re-creating as much local resiliency as possible, I’ll also get you access to a list of about 100 other small seed companies that have pledged to sell only quality open pollinated, heirloom seeds. This list comes partly from the experiences of members of the [Grow] Network, and partly from The Council for Responsible Genetics which is a non-profit group that works to represent the public interest and foster public debate about the social, ethical and environmental implications of genetic technologies. And yes, this is another group that I donate funds to and highly recommend you support them too.

Access to the seven module “Saving Quality Seeds” online certification

Convenient download link to free reference e-book on Seed Saving

List of recommended seed companies

Membership in the coolest network of explorers and innovators of backyard food production on the planet

Coupon for 10% discount of seeds from Terrior Seed Company

And much more!

Seed Saving Will Get You Bigger Yields, Tastier Veggies, and More Resilient Plants That Thrive