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HIGH MOWING ORGANIC SEEDS TRIAL FIELD TOUR

  • High Mowing Organic Seeds 567 McFarlane Road Hyde Park, VT, 05655 United States (map)

Join us on August 13th, 2019 at 4:00 PM for a tour of the High Mowing Organic Seeds trials fields and seed production operation in Hyde Park, Vermont during the Kingdom Farm and Food Days. In partnership with KFF and Dig In Vermont’s Open Farm Week, High Mowing Organic Seeds will be opening the farm for an evening walk through the trials gardens and seed production farm, giving participants a behind the scenes look at what it takes to identify new varieties and produce seed for an organic seed company.

Join us for an in-depth look at the varieties currently being trialed, methods used, and the necessary precautions one must take to ensure the plants reveal their strengths and weaknesses. The tour will include a taste test of some of the varieties being trialed and you can see for yourself how each crop is evaluated based on seed germination, growth habit, productivity, field longevity, disease resistance, and finally, its eating quality.

Join High Mowing Organic Seeds Founder and Owner, Tom Stearns, for a tour of the High Mowing Seed Farm, one of High Mowing Organic Seeds’ seed producers. This tour will give participants a firsthand look at how growing seed can sometimes differ from growing harvested crops and explore the practices used in organic seed production.

This event will be rain or shine, so please bring rain boots and layers in the event of summer showers. Parking and restrooms will be available on site. We hope you’ll join us for an evening of seed shop talk and allow us to share with you what makes us at High Mowing passionate about organic seeds.