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  • Lessons from 2021

    Many are in agreement that there is food and nutrition security in figuring out how to grow and maintain our own food, so we rally on! The lifecycle of a seed brings consistency to us stewards, new, experienced, and returning to the art of it. In times of uncertainty, caring for seeds, plants and saving those seeds is an empowering and abundant answer to this time in our shared history.

  • Gratitude During Indigenous Heritage Month

    At SRSC we consider seeds as gifts from generations of people who have saved and adapted them over thousands of years. On this continent, Indigenous Seedkeepers have domesticated and adapted corn, beans, squash, tomatoes, peppers, and other crops in elegant agricultural systems that have persisted for thousands of years. 
  • Farmworker Appreciation

    At Snake River Seed Cooperative we love our customers, the seed growers who supply the seeds for us all, and the gardeners who discover what gifts each plant can offer. All of us recognize the hard work that goes into growing good food. We want to give a shout-out to farmworkers, the people who grow the majority of foods most people can afford, and share some ways to support them. We would also like to guide your attention to two initiatives that affect many parts of our interconnected food system. 
  • September Recipe Round Up

    Pickled Beets Cassie’s Mom’s recipe, Cassie Hill SRSC Office Manager     Ingredients 1 dozen beets White vinegar Brown sugar 1 onion (I like to use...
  • Summer Recipe Roundup

    Wonder what you can make with all this summer abundance? Try some of the Snake River Seed Coop favorites in our Recipe Roundup!   Watermelon-Sals...
  • Big News! Cooperative Transition!

    It is possible that this is the last blog post I will write for Snake River Seed Cooperative. As some folks know, I have accepted a full-time pos...
  • Seasonal Somersault: 6 Tips For A Successful Fall & Winter Garden

    "I love my fall garden. I'm way too busy in the spring to get much planted. But I can plant in the summer after the busy season is over and have an...
  • 5 Fun Facts About Carrots That Will Make You More Interesting At Parties

    With the vaccine rollout speeding up, it's looking like parties could again become a part of our human experience in the next few months. Prepar...
  • The SRSC Guide To Indoor Seeding

    Ooh! Ooh! Are you itchin’ to plant some seeds? If so, you are not alone! Gardeners across the region are starting to dream of spring (even where t...
  • 2021 State of the Seedshed

    Woo-ee! What a wild, wild year this has been! 2020 taught us a lot. It ripped the band-aid off of many a gaping wound in this country, and shed li...
  • If 2020 Has Taught Us Anything...

    For many reasons, we have been largely absent from social media and outward communication since Coronavirus came crashing into the US. An obvious r...
  • Thinking Like A Wildflower

    With so much of our human world in chaos right now, it feels like a good time to explore the world through the eyes of a wildflower, to give ourse...