Many farmers take a break while the fields are frozen. Not Zach Pickens. He’s in the business of saving and selling “Rooftop Ready” seeds that are regionally adapted for New York City gardens.
To fight industrialized agriculture’s squeezing out of all the beautiful, unique foods once enjoyed year round in our nation, Slow Food USA created the Ark of Taste, a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of being wiped out forever. By planting these seeds (and enjoying the bounty that follows), you can preserve a bit of culinary history for future generations.