5 Reasons You Need Heirloom Seeds + Seed Giveaway

Been hearing about heirloom seeds? Heirloom seeds are the ultimate in preparedness and survival. They're how human kind has been eating since creation, but it's not what's in your seed packets at the big box stores. Learn how and why you should be using heirloom seeds. Read now if you're planting a garden or plan on it.

It's time for our annual heirloom Tarheel Green Bean Seed Giveaway!! For those of you who don't know our story my grandparents brought this strain of pole beans with them when they migrated from North Carolina (Avery County area) in 1941. We've been saving it and replanting every year since. When I think of how many lives have been touched by that first seed my ancestors planted, I'm humbled by what God can do with something so small. It's nothing short of amazing to me how we can put a small … [Read more...]

Giveaway-Heirloom Garden Seed & copy of Pioneering Today!!

Heirloom Seed & Book Giveaway @MelissaKNorris

One of the joys of gardening is being able to share with family and friends. While I can't share my produce with all of you, I can share my heirloom Tarheel green bean seed. It's been in my family for approximately a hundred years going back to my great-grandparents and beyond. … [Read more...]

Pioneering Today-Heirloom Tarheel Green Bean and Seed Giveaway

Tarheel Green Pole Beans

To celebrate the arrival of spring, I'm going to share my favorite vegetable with you. My grandparents moved from North Carolina to Washington state in 1937. They traveled with two other families on the back of flat-bed truck they converted to a camper with bunks. Can you imagine the cramped quarters? Packing space was limited to say the least. But my grandparents brought with them a packet of their poleĀ green beans and a cast iron skillet. We've always referred to them as tarheel green … [Read more...]