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Although we try and keep this up to date, some articles slip through the cracks.  Please let us know if you see us mentioned in the news.


June 12, 2014, The Statesman Journal, "Fava beans good eatin’ and good for soil,"  Listed as a fava bean source.
August 21, 2013, Molalla Pioneer, "Building a Garden," by Cindy Fama.  Listed as the donor of the vegetable seeds for the Molalla River Academy's school garden.
December 8, 2012, Albany Democrat-Herald, "Catalog sews the seeds of nutrition, fun," by Karen Petersen
February 16, 2012, The Statesman Journal, "Cardoon adds edible interest to garden," by Carol Savonen. Listed as a source of seed, recipe and informational source.
January 26, 2012, KMTR Television, "Joseph in the Garden: Before you plant your garden, take a little time and plan your garden."  A Eugene, Oregon garden segment on planning the spring garden.  Uses our seed packets.

November 12, 2011, The Oregonian, "One reader's harvest: A small patch yields pounds of protein-rich shell beans," by Kim Pokorny

April 16, 2010, The Statesman Journal, "Garden Advice: If you save seed, note what you buy," by Carol Savonen.

March, 2010, Sunset Magazine.  Listed as a source for heirloom beans.

January, 2010, Southern Living magazine, page 130, "Our Favorite Seed Companies."  Listed as a source of seed.

January 21, 2010, The Molalla Pioneer, "It’s time to start planning your garden and orchard," by Jim Gilbert.  Listed as a source of seed.

December 29, 2009, The Statesman Journal, "Curl up with a seed catalog to plan garden," by Carol Savonen.

July 23, 2009, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, "Producers, tried and true:  Garden success boosted by plants, seeds cultivated specifically for Northwest regions." by Tracy Ilene Miller.  Listed as a source of seed.

May, 2009, Simply Family Magazine, "Creating a Victory Garden," by TJ Wierenga, pages 13-15.  Listed as a source of seed.

April 22, 2009, The Star Ledger, Newark, NJ, "A tomato by any other name ..." by Jean Gilio.  Listed as a source of seed.

March 20, 2009, The Houston Chronicle, "Some spring squashes will produce well" by Dr. Bob Randall.  Listed as a source of seed.

March, 2009, Southern Living magazine, "Around Your Garden."  Listed as an information source.

January, 2009, Ohio Magazine, "Home Remedies," by Jenny Pavlasek. Recommended as a source for open-pollinated seeds.

January 2, 2009, The Statesman Journal, "What you buy now impacts saving seeds later," by Carol Savonen.

May, 2008, Ohio Magazine, "Tomato Treasures," by Teresa Woodard. Described our work rebuilding and re-releasing the tomato varieties of the A. W. Livingston Seed Company.

February 13, 2008, Los Angeles Times, "Yellow strawberries and pink pumpkins -- it's time to plant for spring: And dig a few homegrown greens while you're at it," By Dawna Nolan, Special to The Times.  Mentioned in the article and as a seed source.

February 7, 2008, New York Times, "Love in the Landscape," by Leslie Land.  Our seed favors are featured.

January / February, 2008, Grit, "Sow Your Own: Start garden plants from seeds,"  by Tina Marie Wilcox and Susan Belsinger.  Listed as a source of seed.

October 20, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle, "Plant of the Week: Fava beans," by Lynette Evans.  Listed as a source of seed.

October 2007, His Majesty's Southern Department of Loyal Indian Allies Department Dispatch, "Pipes and Smoking among
Southeastern Native People
(pdf)," By Wynne Eden.  Listed as a source of native type tobacco seeds for historical reenactors.

March 17, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle, "Cool-weather tomatoes extend growing season," by Demi Bowles Lathrop, Carol O'Donnell.  We are the sole seed source listed

August / September, 2006, Mother Earth News magazine, "Discover Real Green Beans", by Barbara Pleasant.  Listed as a source of seed.

July 1, 2006, Mississippi Magazine, "Return to your roots: heirloom and passalong plants forge a botanical bond with friends past and present," by Lucy Schultze.  Listed as a source of seed.

March / April 2006, Homegrown magazine, "A Case for Gardening with Heirloom Plants", by Mike Dunton, pages 6-7.

March 18, 2006, Selected as Kim Komando's "Kool Site for the Day".

March 6, 2006, Madera Tribune (California), "Yesterday's 'Victory Gardens' offer inspiration," by Ramona Frances.  Listed as reference source for information pertaining to WW II-era Victory Gardening.

January 21, 2006, The Seattle Times Home & Garden section, "A new way to find old seeds," By Holly Ocasio Rizzo,

August 26, 2005, The Statesman Journal, Salem, OR, page 7H of Real Living Section, "Veggies That Keep Their Cool", by Staff.  Listed as source.

June 25, 2005, San Francisco Chronicle, "Crisp, mild bean great for dipping, pickling," by Lynette Evans.  Listed as a source of seed.

April / May, 2005, Mother Earth News magazine, "Finding Great Garden Seeds: Mother’s 2005 Honor Roll reveals the best seed companies in North America", by Barbara Pleasant.  We made the 2005 Sustainable Seeds Honor Roll listed as one of the top 21 seed companies.

March 20, 2005, Kilgore News Herald (Kilgore, TX), "Use edibles as ornamentals, too," by Dean Fosdick (for AP).  Listed as reference source for information pertaining to WW II-era Victory Gardening.

March 18, 2005, North County Times (San Diego, CA), "Edible plants can be ornamentals, too," by Dean Fosdick (for AP).  Listed as reference source for information pertaining to WW II-era Victory Gardening.

March 14, 2005, Newsweek magazine, "Family Heirlooms", by Josh Ulick with input from Dr. Carolyn Male.  Listed as informational source as well as source for heirloom tomato seed varieties listed in the article.

February 25, 2005, The Statesman Journal, Salem, OR, "Mail Order Seeds", by Stephanie, Knowlton.  Listed as source.

January 22, 2005, Naples Daily News, Naples, FL, "Beating the Heat: Get to Know Vegetables That Love Our Sauna-like Summers", by Kit Kitchen-Maran, listed as a seed source.

June 2, 2004, NewLeaf News (Newsletter of NewLeaf Natural Grocery), Chicago, IL, "Seeds of Change".  Republished Mike Dunton's article entitled "A Case for Heirlooms."

December / January, 2004, Mother Earth News magazine, "Cream of the Crops", edited by Brook Elliott, pages 92-93.  Printed Mike's description of 'Cherokee Purple' tomato and list us as a source of seed.

Winter, 2003 (December 2003), Homestead magazine, Published by John Deere, "A Taste of Immortality: Heirloom seeds yield the vegetables and flowers of yesteryear", by Steve Werblow, pages 5-6, A great feature story about our company and seed preservation work.

September / October, 2003, Gardening How-To magazine, "Ways to Extend Your Veggie Growing Season", by Janet Loughrey, page 39.  Listed as a seed source.

Summer / Fall, 2003, Simple Livin' Magazine magazine, "A Little Room to Grow", by Nell Nix, photography by Michael Clapp, pages 62-64.  A full story about our work preserving heirlooms.

July / August, 2003, Texas Gardener magazine, "Rhubarb Texas Style", by Skip Richter.  Listed as a seed resource in the printed article (although they published our address wrong as PO Box 1003).

April 30, 2003, Home and Garden (supplement to several Willamette Valley Oregon newspapers), "Victory Seeds", Story and photography by Cindy Garrison of the Wilsonville Spokesman, page 21.  A history of the company and our work.

April 24, 2003, ForeverWed.com's Monthly Newsletter, "Vendor Interview: High-Quality Seed Favors, Victory Seeds", by Sara Ambarian.  An in depth interview focusing on our seed favor products but exploring our core values, practices, and philosophies. (In case the above link expires, here is a permanant link to the article on the authors web site - click here)

April 3, 2003, The Augusta Chronicle, "Hybrids have good qualities and shortcomings," by Lee Reich

Spring, 2002, Jersey Shore Home & Garden, "Victory Gardens: Patriotism Through Planting," by Christine Menapace.  Quoted our Victory Garden site and referenced our organization.

March 7, 2002, The Oregonian, Front page of Metro South News section, "Family Nurtures Living Heirlooms", by Nelle Nix.  Nice article about the history of the farm and our work with saving heirloom seeds.

February 17, 2002, The Advertiser-Tribune, Tiffin, Ohio, "Growing Food to Support a War", by Carol Bogart.  A history of World War II Victory Gardening, we are a quoted source for historical information.

December/January, 2002, Mother Earth News magazine, "Mother's Stocking Stuffers", page 20.  Our salsa kits were featured and praised.

August 22, 2001, Victory Seed Company's Mike Dunton was interviewed on the Carla & Don Show.  Carla Emery is the author of the classic book entitled, "The Encyclopedia of Country Living: An Old Fashioned Recipe Book".  Together with her husband Don DeLong, they host and produce a "Talk Internet" broadcast.

May/June, 2001, myBUSINESS magazine, "Simplicity: 5 Ways To Get Back To The Basics In You Business And Life", pages 31 & 34.  View the article online here.

March 28, 2001, Home and Garden Guide (A Supplement to the Petaluma-Argus Courier), Petaluma (California), page 2, "Seeds of Victory" by Judy Brinkerhoff.  A great article about our history, philosophies, and goals.

February 16, 2001, The Cincinnati Post, "Get a Head Start On Veggie Gardening", by Jan Perry.  Listed as a favorite gardening link.

January 31, 2001, Argus-Courier newspaper, Judy Brinkerhoff's Petaluma (California), "In The Garden" column, Our Website and company is listed and greeting made to the folks "back home".

August, 2000, Volume 8 Number 8, Romantic Notions Newsletter, Heartsong Presents, page 3.  Published "Gardens for Victory" article.

June, 2000 Issue of Garden Gate Magazine, page 7.  Listed as a source for SeedSpoons™.

May/June, 2000, Heirloom Gardening magazine, page 5.  Our Website and company is reviewed.

May/June, 2000, Heirloom Gardening magazine, "Veggies: Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum)", page 2.  We are listed as a resource

March 16, 2000, Press Democrat, Santa Rosa (California), "Spring Home & Garden Supplement".  Our gardens are showcased in a large photo on the front page.

March/April, 2000, Natural Home magazine, "Heirloom Seeds Preserve a Piece of the Past", page 20.  We are listed as a resource.

July 9, 1993, "Grandmother's Seeds", by Neenah Ellis.  An awesome audio report detailing the importance of heirloom seed preservation. We are listed as a seed resource.


 

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