Why is Baker Creek Seed closed?

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: An increase in order volume Our website and farm are temporarily closed to make room for inventory and to make sure we don't have any diseases.




Does Baker Creek give free seeds?

FREE SEEDS! We have a large number of seeds packed for 2021, and we are making them available to large school gardens and other nonprofits on a first-come-first-served basis.




Who owns Baker Creek seeds?

Jere Gettle is the founder Jere Gettle started Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. in 1998 as a hobby, and though it has since grown into North America's largest heirloom seed company, we've never lost our passion for growing and sharing heirloom varieties.




How long does it take to get seeds from Bakers Creek?

How long will it take to receive my order? The average domestic shipping times are There are 7 business days We will receive your payment. It can take up to 8 weeks after we ship your order for international shipping to be available.




How do you get free Baker Creek Seeds?

The Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds website has a Free Catalog at the top of the page. Your full address, email address, and first and last name are all you need to enter. If you don't want to share your email, leave the space blank. You can still get the catalog without it.




Who does Baker Creek Seeds support?

Baker Creek will donate 100 percent of all seed sales to World Help Ukrainians are displaced by war.




How do I get heirloom seeds for free?

You can pick out free heirloom seeds at a public library. They just ask that you save some of the seeds from your harvest and return them to the seed library so more gardeners can grow them next year.




How can I get free seeds in the mail?

The NPGS is a system of plants. The USDA free seeds website. You have to set up an account with your address info by clicking on the New User button. Don't worry, there's no charge for seeds. If you don't want the USDA to pay for shipping, you can.




Is Baker Creek seeds owned by Monsanto?

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company has a pool of independent growers who produce seeds. Many of them are small farmers. Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company does not buy seeds from Monsanto Any company that patents seeds.




What seed companies are not owned by Monsanto?

Non-GMO seed companies are planting in your garden

  • Seed Saver's Exchange. Founded in the midst of the first modern day back-to-the-land movement in 1975, the Seed Saver's Exchange has been offering heirloom seed varieties to any type of gardener....
  • rareseeds....
  • seedsNOW.




How long do heirloom seeds last in storage?

3-5 years For short-term storage, such as for next year's garden, storing the seed jar in a cool, dark, moisture-free environment is sufficient. This is the way in which heirloom seeds will be stored 3-5 years. The seeds should be good for at least 10 years if you put the jar in the refrigerator.




Are all Baker Creek seeds heirloom?

Baker Creek has only heirloom and open-pollinated varieties. They're distinctly different from commercial hybrids or genetically modified organisms (GMOs).




Are Baker Creek Heirloom seeds Organic?

Our seeds are not Not certified organic They can be used in an organic garden and are grown by organic farmers. They are not genetically modified.




Are heirloom seeds harder to grow?

Are heirloom seeds harder to grow? There really isn't a huge difference between growing heirloom seeds and standard seeds.




Can you save non heirloom seeds?

You can save seed from plants that have been cross pollinated. It is important to note, however, that the plants you grow from these saved seeds will carry the genetics from both 'parents' and may display different characteristics than you are expecting.




Is Baker Creek Heirloom seeds Organic?

Our seeds are not Not certified organic They can be used in an organic garden and are grown by organic farmers. They are not genetically modified.




Are Baker Creek seeds treated?

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company seeds are all valid non-treated Non-patented, open-pollinated, and non-GMO are some of the terms used. Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company acquires seeds from a variety of sources. Some of the seeds they offer are grown organically.




Do heirloom seeds expire?

For short-term storage, such as for next year's garden, storing the seed jar in a cool, dark, moisture-free environment is sufficient. Heirloom seeds will last for 3-6 years. The seeds should be good for at least 10 years if you put the jar in the refrigerator.




Are Baker Creek heirloom seeds Organic?

Our seeds are not Not certified organic They can be used in an organic garden and are grown by organic farmers. They are not genetically modified.