Cabbage Seed Production
Farmer: Rebecca Ivanoff, Nicola Inglefield
Farm: Whole Circle Farm
Publish Date: February 6, 2018
Seed saving is important tool for ecological growers who want to produce locally adapted seed, develop new or maintain older varieties, and/or reduce seed costs. Biennial seed production has added challenges, as it occupies valuable storage space for overwintering that would otherwise be taken by marketable crops. To optimize trade-offs between vegetable storage for seed saving and market, Nicola and Rebecca compared two methods of cabbage seed production.