Seed Program Resources

Interested in learning more about how our Seed Program works?

These two presentations give an overview of how we organized the pilot program in 2022/23, and proposed changes for the 2023/24 season.

Pilot Program Overview

Spring 2023 Update

We are always looking for new seed stewards to volunteer to manage donations, package seeds, and foster conversation around a specific crop. If this sounds like you, fill out this form to apply to be a Seed Steward.


Crops planned for 2024

  • Beans, Common (Phaseolus Vulgaris)
  • Beans, Fava (Vicia Fava)
  • Beans, Runner (Phaseolus Vulgaris)
  • Cabbage (Brassica Oleracea)
  • Carrot (Daucus Carota)
  • Chickpeas (Cicer Arietinum)
  • Corn, Gain (Zea Mays)
  • Corn, Sweet (Zea Mays)
  • Cucumber, Standard (Cucumis Sativus)
  • Cucumber, Armenian (Cucumis Melo)
  • Grains, Small/pseudo (Poaceae, Fagopyrum, Amaranthus, Oryza)
  • Kale (Brassica Oleracea)
  • Muskmelon (Cucumis Melo)
  • Onions (Allium Cepa +)
  • Peas (Pisum Sativum)
  • Pepper (Capsicum Annum, Chinense, & Baccatum)
  • Potato (Solanum Tuberosum)
  • Quinoa (Chenpodium Quinoa)
  • Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea)
  • Squash, Butternut (Cucurbita Moschata)
  • Squash, Maxima (Cucurbita Maxima)
  • Squash, Summer (Cucurbita Pepo)
  • Squash, Acorn & Delicata (Cucurbita Pepo)
  • Squash, Figleaf Gourd (Cucurbita Ficifolia)
  • Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum +)
  • Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus)

And of course, the popular "Everything Else" mix!



Resources for current seed stewards

Submit a proposal for a new crop

Request seeds from GRIN or any seed company

Propose a specialty grex

Request reimbursement or report in-kind donation