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What is Landrace Gardening?

What is Landrace Gardening?

Also known as recurrent mass selection, this method allows farmers and gardeners to develop locally adapted, genetically diverse, resilient crop varieties that do not require off-farm inputs such as fertilizer,...

What is Landrace Gardening?

Also known as recurrent mass selection, this method allows farmers and gardeners to develop locally adapted, genetically diverse, resilient crop varieties that do not require off-farm inputs such as fertilizer,...

Why local adaptation matters

Why local adaptation matters

Heirlooms are inbred varieties, adapted to a specific place and time. What grew well for someone 100 years ago in a far away place, probably isn't optimal for your garden...

Why local adaptation matters

Heirlooms are inbred varieties, adapted to a specific place and time. What grew well for someone 100 years ago in a far away place, probably isn't optimal for your garden...

Plant genetics & nutrition

Plant genetics & nutrition

You may have heard that the nutrient density of our food is declining. The more we’ve selected for high yield, transportability and consistency, the lower the nutritional value.

Plant genetics & nutrition

You may have heard that the nutrient density of our food is declining. The more we’ve selected for high yield, transportability and consistency, the lower the nutritional value.

Top 3 Tips for Landrace Gardening

Top 3 Tips for Landrace Gardening

You’ve discovered this amazing gardening technique called landrace gardening. And it promises to solve all of your problems. You can grow more food with way less effort. You don’t need...

Top 3 Tips for Landrace Gardening

You’ve discovered this amazing gardening technique called landrace gardening. And it promises to solve all of your problems. You can grow more food with way less effort. You don’t need...