Real Food Revival - Heirloom Crops

Discussion in 'Food Forum' started by Sixgun_Symphony, Mar 28, 2004.

  1. Sixgun_Symphony

    Sixgun_Symphony NRA4EVR

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    Apr 16, 2002
    Plant a victory garden at your home with heirloom seeds, you get more flavor in your food and you are keeping the valuable strains of various crops alive for future generations.

    Heirloom Seeds

    GARDEN TRIVIA : When Columbus first arrived in the Americas, there were close to 300 varieties of corn being grown on the continent. Today, only 16 varieties of corn account for over 70% of the corn being grown in the United States. With the advent of genetically engineered corn, we are in danger of losing all genetic diversity, leaving the nations corn crop open to widespread destruction by a single fungus or disease.