**BIG THANKS TO LEW EDMISTER FOR ORGANIZING THIS EFFORT!!!
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**If you can't get to BADSEED this FRIDAY, you can also MAIL IN SEED PACKAGES (for Haitian Food Relief) to the following addresses:SEEDS for HAITIc/o KCCUA4223 Gibbs RoadKC, KS 66106orSEEDS for HAITIc/o Lew Edmister921B W 17th StKC, MO 64108Lew (the originator of this grassroots relief program) can be reached at816-842-4432 or###BADSEEDAn Urban-Organic Farm & Market Celebrating Local Food, Culture, and Community1909 McGee*KCMO*64108Appropriate Seeds For Haiti
& Local Seed Sources*Haiti has a tropical climate. Vegetables and herbs grow year-round, and farmers are able to produce both warm-weather and cool-weather crops depending on the season. Without getting too particular, the following crops are acceptable (and of course, organic or untreated seed is encouraged) -Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Black Beans, Southern Peas, Melons, Sweet Corn, Okra, Eggplant, Tomatoes (roma varieties do better), Hot Peppers, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Pumpkins, Kale, Mustard Greens, Collard Greens, Radishes, Turnips, Carrots, Cabbage, Beets, and most Culinary/Medicinal HerbsLocal retailers that carry (organic or heirloom) seeds include:Planters Seed513 Walnut StKansas City, MO 64106(816) 842-3651Local Seed Companies (for ordering on-line) include:Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds2278 Baker Creek RoadMansfield, MO 65704Morgan County Seeds18761 Kelsay RoadBarnett, MO 65011-3009######