[Market-farming] seed sources & sympathy

Shawnee Flowerfarmer farmingflowers at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 23 20:41:32 EDT 2008


Hey Carla...sending you sympathy/empathy for those weather conditions.  Where is Perkins approximately and what are you doing to cope with the heat and drought?  
Re seed sources:  I forgot to mention a possible business opportunity to those of you with a bit of land to spare.......Most native seed suppliers/growers/restoration companies buy  some seed from sub-contractors and there always seem to be varieties that are in short supply.  If you can establish and maintain a native seed bank, you might earn some extra income.  Sure, there's some leadtime definitely and hoops to jump through probably, but the market is there.  I am the frustrated consumer on the phone hearing that droughts here, or floods elsewhere, or no one supplying that variety this year mean no plants for my customers.
 
Shawnee, zone 5 and already beginning to feel pressure about next season in the middle of this one.> From: cjmaness at juno.com> Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 13:17:26 +0000> To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org> Subject: Re: [Market-farming] seed sources> > > > Carla> Perkins, OK and it was 100 yesterday, again today and tomorrow. Then we get a break and it will only be 99. No rain in sight.> > ____________________________________________________________> Click for free information and quotes for interest only loans.> http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL2141/fc/Ioyw6i3mKu3s0hYjg11RzPiIGEUah2gWHo7NyuK8qmzGe6BP1Pj4du/> _______________________________________________> Market-farming mailing list> Market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/market-farming> 
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