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Why is Baker Creek seed closed?

Why is Baker Creek seed closed?

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to an unprecedented increase in order volume, our website and farm are temporarily closed to restock inventory and disinfect our workspace.

Who owns Baker Creek seeds?

Founder Jere Gettle
Founder Jere Gettle started Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. in 1998 as a hobby, and though it has since grown into North America’s largest heirloom seed company, we’ve never lost our passion for growing and sharing heirloom varieties.

Is Baker Creek seeds owned by Monsanto?

We do not buy any seed from Monsanto-owned Seminis, and we boycott all gene-altering companies. We are not members of the pro-GMO American Seed Trade Organization.

Does Baker Creek only sell heirloom seeds?

Baker Creek offers only heirloom and open-pollinated varieties. They’re distinctly different from commercial hybrids or genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

How long do Baker Creek Seeds last?

1-10 years
If you place your Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company seeds in an air-tight container and store them in a cool, dry, and dark spot, they could last anywhere from 1-10 years. Some seeds keep their viability longer than others.

How long does it take Baker Creek Seeds to ship?

How long will it take to receive my order? Domestic shipping times average 7-10 business days after we recieve your payment. We can not guarantee international shipping times, it often takes 6-8 weeks after we ship your order.

Who owns Baker Creek?

Jere Gettle
Jere Gettle, owner of Baker Creek, comes from a long line of farmers and gardeners. Gettle said his company first really started in his bedroom when he was 17.

Who is Jere gettle?

Jeremiath Gettle, known to most as Jere, collected many things as a child — stamps, coins and, after flipping through a seed catalog at age five, seeds. Jere spent most of his youth in Montana where his father’s love for gardening wore off on him.

Are Baker Creek Seeds treated?

All Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company seeds are non-treated, open-pollinated, non-patented, and non-GMO.

Does Baker Creek steal seeds?

We do not condone taking seeds, we simply wrote that it happened, included the full history, the good, the bad and the ugly. When you found out that these seeds had been stolen from an obviously important archaeological site, with culture significance to the Paiute people, did you report it?

Where is Baker seed company located?

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds is a mail order company which maintains an online presence and two retail stores. We are located in Mansfield, Mo. and Petaluma, Ca. Our company also produces a quarterly publication, “The Heirloom Gardener” which has been growing rapidly.

Where is Bakers Creek seeds?

BAKER CREEK MISSOURI Come and enjoy the beautiful Ozark hills and our seed farm and pioneer village shop for seeds; see our trial gardens, learn about seed growing, enjoy our animals and authentic pioneer village. The village is open Monday through Friday,We look forward to seeing you!

Where is Baker Creek?

Our headquarters in Mansfield, Missouri includes trial gardens, greenhouses, a pioneer village and a seed store, all on the homestead where Jere started the business as a teenager. We also operate a seed store in Petaluma, Ca.

How long does it take Bakers Creek to ship?

Domestic shipping times average 7-10 business days after we recieve your payment. We can not guarantee international shipping times, it often takes 6-8 weeks after we ship your order.

Do seeds expire?

Most vegetable seeds will last through their expiration date if kept cool, dry and away from sunlight. Baker Seed guarantees seeds for at least two years after purchase. Most seeds last three to five years after purchase, but those dates can vary depending on the variety.

Are Heirloom Seeds better?

First, heirlooms are generally known to produce better taste and flavor. Heirloom fruits and vegetables are also known to be more nutritious. Last but not least, they are less expensive over the long haul. Heirloom plants may require a bit more care than their counterparts but the effort you put in will be worth it!

Does Baker Creek grow their own seeds?

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company has a pool of about 250 independent growers who produce seeds for them. Many of them are small farmers and backyard growers.

How long does it take for Baker Creek seeds to ship?

How do you get free seeds from Baker Creek seeds?

If your organization is interested, please email us at [email protected] with your name, phone number, information about your nonprofit organization, and the number of seeds packs you are requesting. This is a time-sensitive, limited-time offer, as we need to make space for our 2022 seeds.