Alfred Reed Bishop and Doris William Butler
The picture above is the very tap root of Bishop's Homegrown/Face Of The Earth Seed. My grandparents shortly after moving to Pekin Indiana from Greensburg KY in 1947 where they purchased the farm that is now Bishop's Homegrown. This picture was taken in Pekin in front of the old co-op next to the old railroad depot, neither of which exist today.
Monday, January 4, 2010
I just wanted to remind everyone not to forget about our good friend Trudi over at Wintersown. Every year for the past three years I have donated seeds to her wonderful educational program and if you have some you can spare I highly suggest sharing with Trudi who is a wonderful person and who has done much to liberate little known varieties from the USDA seed bank and to share those varieties with others, her seeds have traveled the world and I can't say enough good things about her program. Also, don't be afraid to request seeds from Trudi, she is very generous and loves to send out seeds to folks willing to experiment with the concept of winter sowing. I look forward to years of releasing seed of new varieties via Trudi!