This past week I've been staying up late studying all the fascinating 'heirloom/heritage' seeds and plants offered in the Seed Savers Exchange Catalog and reading the article, "Food Ark", in this month's National Geographic.
"Agriculture isn't just about growing food; it includes trees, and other plants that produce fiber, control wind erosion, and shade livestock"
figure I. Dried Jalapeno Peppers + heirloom Trout Beans
figure II. Barlett Pear core + saved heirloom Lemon Tomato seeds to send off to Mom
figure III. Indian Paint Brush picked in Roslyn, WA + Ball Moss airplants that grow off Live Oaks in Texas