Growing, Growing, Growing

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by Kalan Redwood

Here at Redwood Seeds 2012 was our biggest year yet! We now offer over 200 varieties of certified organic seed carefully cleaned by hand, as I am demonstrating above.  Gearing up for our 5th year of business we are immensely thankful for the amazing support we’ve received locally and even nationally through our website. To provide organic seed for the increasing demand we have extended our gardens for 2013 to grow even more.

Not only have the gardens flourished, the arrival of our first child means we can truly call ourselves a family farm. Maisie Gladys Redwood was born on November 29, 2012. At three months old she graces us with smiles, loves to chew her fist and thankfully sleeps a lot! Learning to pack seeds, water the green house, feed chickens, etc. with baby in sling has been a learning curve but we are getting there. Needless to say, she is going to be a seed master by age 3!

New babies and bigger gardens mean more hands are needed, so I am happy to introduce the new hands of Redwood Organic Farm: Sheena, Sasha and Elisa. We are so lucky to have such dedicated and smart ladies living and working with us.  Read more about them in the bio sections, or just stop by our tent at the Chico Farmers’ Market and say hi.

We are very excited about all of this growth and continuing to provide 100% certified organic seed for the gardeners in our local communities and beyond. And finally, we are getting on the technological bandwagon. Follow us on Facebook and look for regular blogs at ranging in topics from gardening and seed saving to fresh recipe ideas and more!


  • Ferne says...

    I am so glad to see your blog! We are almost neighbors and I have been planting some of your seeds around here. We live just off Black Butte and Whipporwhil on a little court called Hummingbird Ct. We have started an orchard of heirloom apples and several other fruits. Last year I grew your yellow peas, they were beautiful! I also grew your tepary beans and should have grown lots more. Can’t wait to start planting again this year. I work at Wyntour Garden and have already hit the seed rack there! Today I am teaching a seed starting class there and will be recommending your seeds. By the way congrats on the baby! You probably know Gary and Abby in Manton and their new baby Beth…you could surely all have some good times together. Glad to virtually meet you!

    On February 17, 2013

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