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Author Best, Billy F., 1935-

Title Saving seeds, preserving taste : heirloom seed savers in Appalachia / Bill Best.

Publication Info. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Note Includes index.
Contents Heritage fruit and heirloom seeds -- Beans -- Tomatoes -- Heritage apples -- Corn -- Candyroasters -- Cucumbers -- Seed savers -- Seeds, family, community, and traditions -- Keepers and distributors of the seeds.
Note Print version record.
Summary The Brown Goose, the White Case Knife, Ora's Speckled Bean, Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter?-?these are just a few of the heirloom fruits and vegetables you'll encounter in Bill Best's remarkable history of seed saving and the people who preserve both unique flavors and the Appalachian culture associated with them. As one of the people at the forefront of seed saving and trading for over fifty years, Best has helped preserve numerous varieties of beans, tomatoes, corn, squashes, and other fruits and vegetables, along with the family stories and experiences that are a fundamental part of th.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Seeds -- Harvesting -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Vegetables -- Seeds -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Fruit -- Seeds -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Fruit -- Heirloom varieties -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Seed exchanges -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Fruit -- Heirloom varieties. (OCoLC)fst00935592
Fruit -- Seeds. (OCoLC)fst00935638
Seed exchanges. (OCoLC)fst01111053
Seeds -- Harvesting. (OCoLC)fst01111136
Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties. (OCoLC)fst01164814
Vegetables -- Seeds. (OCoLC)fst01164856
Appalachian Region, Southern. (OCoLC)fst01864776
Added Title Heirloom seed savers in Appalachia
Other Form: Print version: 9780821420492 0821420496 (DLC) 2012050529
ISBN 082144462X (electronic bk.)
9780821444627 (electronic bk.)
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