Shanyn Siegel has worked in sustainable agriculture and horticulture for over fifteen years, specializing in organic vegetable gardening and organic seed production. For over four years, Shanyn worked as collection curator for Seed Savers Exchange, conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered food-crop heritage for future generations. As curator, Shanyn grew, evaluated, and saved seeds from thousands of heirloom and open-pollinated vegetable varieties. She is presently working in New York’s Hudson Valley to build local seed-saving networks.
The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving