Additional Stories

a simple bee hotel

How to Build a Native Bee Hotel

These unsung workhorses deserve a place in your garden, too.
entrance to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

A Look Inside the Seed Vault That Protects the Building Blocks of Our Planet’s Food Supply

In the far reaches of Norway, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault acts as an insurance policy against worst-case scenarios by...
Ryan Alexander

Meet the Farmer: Ryan Alexander of Alexander Farms

A former musician shows his Corn Belt neighbors that organic is an option.
​Seed Phytonutrients’ bottles

The Story Behind the Beauty Industry’s Most Eco-Friendly Packaging

A recyclable, compostable shampoo bottle is a tall order, but teamwork made it happen. Here’s a sobering fact: The...
Sarah Snow and Will Sweeney

Those Gorgeous Hudson Valley Seed Company Art Packs? This Is How They’re Made

Hear from the designers who created Seed Phytonutrients’ custom collection. The imagery on most seed packets tends toward...
Ken Greene and Doug Muller

Meet Ken Greene: A Book Worm with a Green Thumb ... and a Passion for Seed Preservation

Have you heard the one about the librarian who loved seeds so much that he opened a seed library? Nope, that’s not a...