Tomatoes have been cultivated around the world for centuries. Heirloom tomatoes can be found in a wide variety of colors, shapes, flavors and sizes.
Ethnobotany is the studies the complex relationships between plants and cultures. In the Ethnobotanicals section you find seeds from plants which have, medicinal or ritual uses ("Sacred Plants").
Chili Pepper Seed
Chilis have been a part of the human diet in Middle and South America since at least 8000 years, they are one of the first cultivated crops. Peppers are now grown around the world and used as spices and vegetables.
Heirloom Vegetable Seeds
Heirloom vegetable seeds are seeds that are handed from one generation to the next - sometimes for more than hundred years. If you grow heirloom vegetables in your garden, you can harveste your own seeds. Many heirloom gardeners feel that saving their own seed gives them more connection to the entire process of growth and regeneration. The trend of growing heirloom seeds in the garden has been growing in popularity in Europe and the United States over the last years.