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one seed at a time."
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Seed Variety Preservation Work!
Do you like what we do? Do you want to
know how you can partner in our seed preservation work without spending
money? Here are a few ideas how you can help.
If you are reading this page, you probably are already one of our many loyal
supporters and are aware of our mission
of seed variety preservation. Although the primary method of
supporting our preservation work comes directly from your purchasing and growing
seeds from our site, purchasing other items such as
helps us pay the bills.
Other Forms of
financial support is critical to the health of any organization, but there
are so many other ways you can help that do not cost you anything. One
way will even earn you purchasing credit!
Promoting Our Work - As a small organization with a limited budget, we
spend very little of our resources on conventional advertising. We rely on
your word-of-mouth recommendations. Here are some ideas that are only
limited by your imagination.
Take a minute
and write a review on
The Green Files website. We greatly appreciate your
word-of-mouth recommendations to other gardeners.
Share us with
your gardening family and friends about us.
Forward our newsletter emails to your gardening
family and friends.
When you are on a product page and it make you
think of someone you might also appreciate the item, click on the
Email A Friend
button. There are also social media buttons on the pages that you can
click on to share with your networks of friends.
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please Tweet about us (@VictorySeeds), follow our feed, retweet, etc.
If you are on
"like" our fanpage and participate in the conversations.
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Get us in your
favorite gardening magazine or local newspaper. If the opportunity
arises, let them know your favorite seed company. Even when we are
listed as a seed source for a gardening article, it helps
Making Our Site Better - As a customer driven organization, our website
has continually evolved through your suggestions and comments. We made
a huge change in January of 2011 by adding customer interactivity.
Rate A Variety - If
you grew our seeds,
you can make the site more useful to everyone by sharing your experience.
Just revisit the variety's product page and look for the following link [
Review this item].
Your positive review may help others in your location find a great variety
for their garden. You can even earn 25
Victory Points for each review that is approved!*
Us Photographs - Browsing around the site and see that a variety is
missing a picture? You can help. If you grew the variety, take
the picture yourself, and we end up using it on the site, you will
Victory Points for each picture we publish.*
Feedback - As always, keep your
comments and suggestions coming. It is with your input that our site
thrives and grows.
- The core of our mission.
- First and foremost to supporting our preservation work happens when you
choose to garden with
Seed Saving - Become a seed saver.
Although this might sound like a self-defeating practice for a seed company
to encourage, we hope that it cements the fact that we are
mission driven and
not fiscally motivated!
Seed Saving is key to ensuring that a variety survives. Learn
and practice proper techniques. Along with you personally preserving a
variety, you also are saving money and at the same time, practicing a
primary freedom - the ability to raise food without relying on any person or
- This is also a core to our seed variety preservation work. Along
with keeping other
seeds available to home gardeners, we also work with families to ensure that
beloved favorites are not lost to time. Over the years, we have been
contacted by people with seed varieties that their ancestors have grown for
may generations but they might be to the point where there is no one left
the keep growing the seed. This is where we try and help.
do have seeds of an
open-pollinated variety that you would like to see
preserved, please contact us. We are always
looking for old varieties that we do not presently have in our seed bank
We so value
the relationships that we have built over the years and we greatly
appreciate the support that we receive from all of our gardening friends.
We honestly could not do what we do without you!
you for your support!
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