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2019 ORGANIC SEED CATALOG 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds

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Welcome to our 2019 Catalog! You hold in your hands a tribute to our community. When I discovered seed saving and plant breeding at the age of 19, I quickly realized that in order to succeed, I would be wise to seek out a community that could help me learn all I could about organic seed. In those beginning years I was very fortunate to be welcomed into every seed company and grower I reached out to—many of whom became lifelong mentors, supporters and allies. We continue this tradition today, saying yes to seed companies and seed farmers who ask to visit High Mowing. It was through these connections that I was able to see my values reflected in the other seed companies and farms I visited, and begin to truly articulate why this work is so important to me. Seeing the work of others who were equally passionate about their paths also gave me hope and inspiration for my own path. It is my hope that when you pick up this catalog, when you read through the pages, when you see the faces and read the stories of the growers who have shared so much with us, you see your values reflected, as I did; and that you are given hope and inspiration, as I was. Just as I did not create this seed company alone, we cannot make the type of change we wish to see in the world alone.There is power in community, as you and your fellow growers have so thoughtfully demonstrated by continuing to share images and stories with us through our #whywegrow initiative.Thank you for sharing, hoping, inspiring and growing. With gratitude, Tom Stearns, Owner & Founder TELL US WHY YOU GROW Have you shared your story yet? 4 EASY WAYS TO ORDER phone (866) 735-4454 toll free 8 AM – 6 PM EST, Monday through Friday, with extended Saturday hours 9 AM – 5 PM January through April and modified summer hours 9 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday, June through October. web highmowingseeds.com fax (802) 472-3201 Fax the order form (p. 55) anytime. mail Send the order form (p. 55) to: High Mowing Organic Seeds 76 Quarry Road, Wolcott, VT 05680 payment options Mail orders can be paid for by check, money order or credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover or American Express). Fax, phone and web orders can be paid for by credit card. limitation of liability Farming and gardening is risky business, with weather extremes and many other variables outside our control. The responsibility of High Mowing Organic Seeds extends only to the purchase price of the seed. *Prices are in effect through November 1, 2019 and are subject to change. We offer FREE SHIPPING!* *On orders over $10, see page 55 for details. Share a photo and a caption using the hashtag #WhyWeGrow Facebook • Instagram • Twitter 1 23 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 ON Fort THE COVER Collins, CO; 3. (Left to right, top to bottom): 1. Chef Full Moon Farm, Deep Gap, NC, photo RcouunrFteasrymosf&JaCcoabteCrirnigg,leCre; d4a.r Rapids, IA; 2. Teach Me to Grow, Robin Family Farm, Richmond, KY; 5. Upper Pond Farm, Lyme, CT; 6. Eden’s Organic Garden Center & CSA Farm, Balch Springs, TX; 7. Abundance Community 11Fa14rm..R,PAeludgmaDssoGiozr,raBFnCanmy; 8iFlya.rFZmara,mkPl,aiAendtHhmeeonrnsit,taW,gNeI;CF1;a2r1m.5,E.SausFtrowrxeatyrr,doBtGCOa;rr9dge.annLsi,ocHmFaaarrdxminF,sabSrumt.r,gC,ChINoanr; lc1eos3r,dI.,LLN;iz1Cz6y; 1L.o0Du’.eseSFpwamRaloilloyowtFtaFaraimlrCm, WS, ARil,moAcinhlagectshotunea,r,,NNFCLY;; ; 17. Patch Tseng-Putterman, Reisterstown, MD; 18. Little River Cooperative, Miami, FL; 19. Compostella Farm, Independence, LA; 222520...MMOoarrllgtyhaLaneiBecabSiodevaeerkd, aDA, ePltlriroaounittc,seMN, IPe; co2kr6,tMT.EoC;wo2nu3nset.ynKRdr,ayWilstFlAear;Bm2e,t1Man.icssoJoeuusrslta,T,GoMlnaTsn;t,o2Sn7hbua.rrLyei,ntCdhTsea;yH2Ka4lru.vgeGes,otPooFdratHrlamena,dr,EtOaFsaRtr;mH2sa8tme.apdKt,oiWlenyo, CrNcleYasr;tke,rS, VanTt;a Rosa, CA, photo courtesy of Alissa Morris; 29. Sweeter Days Farm, Ashland City, TN; 30. Longest Acres Farm, Chelsea, VT; 31. 34. DJilal VnioellaKt,eLmops eArn, gReoldesa,leCIAns, tpithuotteoFcaorumr,teKsuytoztfoSwtanc,ePyAL;in3d2sa.yS; 3tat5e.2R8oFcakrymG, lEaadset Texas; 33. Full Farm, Eagleville, Moon TN. Farm, Deep Gap, NC;

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30 New Varieties for 2019 Pinwheel Marigold p. 104 Sunshine F1 Kabocha Squash p. 84 Covina F1 Broccoli p. 9 Mountain Magic F1 Tomato p. 88 Starlight Cherry Tomato p. 90 DMR 401 Cucumber p. 25 Natural Sweet XR F1 Sweet Corn p. 22 Brûlée Butternut Squash p. 83 PLS 14 Shelling Pea p. 64 Seychelles Pole Bean p. 4 Supernova Cherry Tomato p. 89 Red Geneva Red Onion p. 62 Roggli Riesen Strawflower p.105 Annina F1 Eggplant p. 28 Carmen F1 Italian Pepper p. 68 Escamillo F1 Italian Pepper p. 68 Antigua Bush Bean p. 3 Silk Road Mix Microgreens p. 40 Stanford Eazyleaf Lettuce p. 47 Tropicana Lettuce p. 48 PLS 595 Shelling Pea p. 65 Matador F1 Shallot p. 63 Redbor F1 Kale p. 43 Plum Perfect F1 Tomato p. 91 Sungrazer F1 Cherry Tomato p. 89 2205 Antigua Bush Bean...........................................................................3 2154 Seychelles Pole Bean.......................................................................4 2303 Covina F1 Broccoli...........................................................................9 2386 Natural Sweet XR F1 Sweet Corn..................................22 2434 DMR 401 American Slicer Cucumber..........................25 2477 Annina F1 Eggplant.......................................................................28 1739-QMG Purple Kohlrabi Microgreens...............................40 1760-QMG Garnet Red Amaranth Microgreens..............40 1745-QMG Daikon Radish Microgreens...................................40 1725-QMG Silk Road Mix Microgreens.....................................40 2536 Redbor F1 Kale.................................................................................43 2618P Stanford Eazyleaf Lettuce....................................................47 2629 Tropicana Green Leaf Lettuce............................................48 2685 Red Geneva Onion........................................................................62 2690 Matador F1 Shallot........................................................................63 2758 PLS 14 Shelling Pea.......................................................................64 2767 PLS 595 Shelling Pea....................................................................65 2796 Escamillo F1 Pepper.....................................................................68 2787 Carmen F1 Pepper.........................................................................68 2943 Brûlée Butternut Squash.........................................................83 Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds 2954 Sunshine F1 Kabocha Squash...............................................84 3030 Mountain Magic F1 Saladette Tomato.........................88 3011 Midnight Pear Cherry Tomato............................................89 3014 Supernova Cherry Tomato....................................................89 3012 Comet F1 Cherry Tomato......................................................90 3015 Starlight Cherry Tomato.........................................................90 3013 Sungrazer F1 Cherry Tomato..............................................90 3025 Plum Perfect F1 Paste Tomato..........................................91 7073 Pinwheel Marigold......................................................................104 7055 Roggli Riesen Strawflower..................................................105 1

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What’s in a description? Here’s what you’ll find in our variety listings: ITEM CODE VARIETY NAME VARIETY FEATURES LINE:  Indicates if variety is open-pollinated (OP), HEIRLOOM or HYBRID (see definitions below).  Indicates intermediate (IR) or high (HR) resistances— resistance key is in the crop type’s Cultural Information.  Indicates useful information such as fruit size, commercial uses and other important attributes that make the variety unique. 2926 Sugarbush F1 90 days HYBRID • HMOS EXCLUSIVE • HR: PM • Compact bush habit • 2.5 lbs Heavy, attractive dark green fruits with sweet, deep orange flesh. Nicely rounded fruits are about 5” tall and wide with a small interior seed cavity. Compact bushy vines with strong powdery mildew resistance. Exceptional sweetness! Bred by Dr. Brent Loy at the University of New Hampshire and produced on the High Mowing farm. DAYS TO MATURITY: From transplant if a commonly transplanted crop or from seeding if commonly direct sown; based on Vermont conditions. ATTRIBUTION: Certain varieties that were bred by our partners, public or independent breeders have been identified at the end of the descriptions. Seed Definitions: OPEN-POLLINATED (OP): These varieties have genetic diversity, can have more variation than hybrids, and can be pollinated by themselves or another plant of the same variety to produce seeds that are just like the parent plant. If an OP is cross-pollinated by a different variety of the same species, it will produce seeds that are hybrids. HEIRLOOM: Heirlooms are open-pollinated varieties that either pre-date, or are unaltered by, the last 100 or more years of modern breeding work. These varieties have been passed down from neighbor to neighbor or through families for generations, and are prized for their unusual appearance, genetic diversity and excellent flavor. HYBRID: Created by deliberately crossing two different parent varieties from the same species, hybrids combine the best traits of these varieties to produce greater disease resistance, yield, uniformity and flavor. F1 means “first generation offspring.” These are not genetically modified but are created through traditional plant breeding techniques. Artichokes Cynara scolymus D. ave and Tony enjoying an abundant crop of artichokes at Foote Brook Farm. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from transplanting. Although artichokes are perennials, certain varieties can be grown as annuals, even in cold climates, by exposing the young plants to cool temperatures to vernalize them. Start seeds indoors at least 10 weeks before the last frost date. Sow thickly as germination rates are typically not high. Plant ¼” deep and keep at 65-70°F. Transplant to larger pots or cells when roots are well developed. Harden off before planting outside but get them out 10 days or more before the last frost date so they’ll experience temperatures between 40-50°F. They can tolerate light frost, but protect if harder frost is expected. Soil preparation is required as artichokes do best in rich, well-drained soil with neutral to slightly acidic pH between 6.0 and 7.0. Fertilize heavily at planting and continue to side dress in the early season of rapid growth. SEED SPECS: 560-680 (625 avg) seeds/oz, 9-11M seeds/lb. M=1,000. Direct seeding rate, 2 seeds every 12”, thin to 1 plant in rows 5’ apart. Transplants: 24”-30” apart in rows 5’ apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. Wonder® F1 Tavor 1505 Wonder® F1 88 days HYBRID • Spineless • High yielding High quality spineless hybrid with excellent flavor. After a long search we are quite pleased with this hybrid artichoke that really performs well. Has thick, dense 5” heads with good bright color. Very firm with a tender and delicious center. From our partners at Genesis Seeds. 1501 Tavor 90 days OP • 3-4’ tall • Short vernalization period Improved Imperial Star-type adapted for organic production. Nearly spineless plants yield 7-8 artichokes averaging 4.5” in diameter. Artichokes are green with purple tips and are buttery and tender when steamed. Can be grown as an annual from seed in one season. ARTICHOKE SEED - SOLD BY SEED COUNT 1501 Tavor 1505 Wonder® F1 Larger volumes available; please call for pricing. 2 10 $2.95 $3.95 100 $16.00 $18.00 250 $30.00 $32.00 500 $42.00 $55.00 1M $70.00 $93.00 5M $59.00/M $83.00/M highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735-4454

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Beans Phaseolus vulgaris BEANS Jon, Stefan, Mila and Andres harvest a late summer crop of Maxibel Haricot Vert beans at Dogwood Farms. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from direct seeding. Beans are tender annuals that prefer full sun, average fertility and well drained soils. Bush varieties do not require support but pole varieties will require varying amounts. Direct seed after all danger of frost has passed. Inoculant may be used to increase yields. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-95°F. Beans are par ticularly sensitive to cool soils and may rot at soil temperatures below 55°F. Germination is apparent within 7-10 days. Snap beans can be sown through the summer every 1-2 weeks for a continuous harvest all season. Store unwashed snap beans at 40°F and 90% humidity for 7-10 days; can or freeze for long term storage. Dry beans should be harvested when pods are at least 70% brown and threshed when pods are dry enough to break easily. Dry the threshed beans to approximately 10-15% moisture before storage or allow to continue drying in breathable bags. DISEASE & PESTS: Root rot is caused by several different soil-borne fungi; prevent by planting into well drained soil when temperatures have warmed. To avoid disease, only handle plants in dry conditions. Wide spacing allows more airflow between plants, helping to dry plant surfaces. Infected plants should be removed immediately. RESISTANCE KEY: HR-High Resistance, IR-Intermediate Resistance, AN-Anthracnose, BBS-Bacterial Brown Spot, BCMNV-Bean Common Mosaic Necrosis Virus, BCMVBean Common Mosaic Virus (races indicated if known), CTV-Curly Top Virus, DMDowny Mildew, FW-Fusarium Wilt, HB-Halo Blight, PM-Powdery Mildew, PMV-Pod Mottle Virus, R-Rust SEED SPECS: 70-220 (145 avg) seeds/oz, 1.1-3.5M (2.3M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1 oz approx. 145 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Bush, 8 seeds/foot in rows 18-30” apar t. Pole, 8 seeds/foot in rows 5’ apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. SNAP BUSH 2210 Provider 50 days OP • HR: BCMV, PM • 5-6” uniform pods The standard fresh market variety for green beans. Provider comes through every year with early, heavy yields of attractive, uniform beans. Plants are vigorous and productive with strong root systems, even under adverse conditions. Good resistance to mildew and virus. Purple seeds. new 2205 Antigua 55 days OP • HR: AN, BCMV / IR: HB • Suitable for mechanical harvest • 5” pods Impressive yields of beautiful dark green pods on widely adapted plants. The darkest green bush bean of any variety we saw in our trials. Very upright, 18” tall plants offer excellent disease resistance and form a plethora of uniform pods that are suitable for mechanical harvests. Developed for the processing industry to offer commercial yields of beans that are good for blanching. From our partners at PureLine Seeds. White seeds. 2022 Jade 55 days OP • HR: BCMV / IR: BBS, CTV, R • Heat tolerant • 6-7” long pods Gourmet-quality long, slender, stringless green beans. Commercial yields of glossy medium green beans for fresh market sales or the garden. Large, 18-22” tall plants produce yields comparable to Provider and Strike. Pale green seeds. 2255 Strike 55 days OP • HR: BCMV • Suitable for mechanical harvest • 5-6” pods Strike it rich with heavy harvests ideal for processing or freezing. Stringless, smooth beans are medium green in color. Strike is known for its concentrated pod set; great for canning. Widely adapted, disease resistant variety. White seeds. Unavailable in 2019. COLORED SNAP BUSH 2233 Red Swan 54 days OP • 4-6” flattened pods Stringless snap with a unique eye-catching red hue! Deep rose-purple pods are flat, like Romano beans, with rich hearty flavor. Beans turn bright green when cooked. This variety, made by crossing a purple snap bean with a pinto bean, was bred by Minnesota bean breeder Robert Lobitz. Tan seeds. Limited availability in 2019. 2232 Gold Rush Yellow Wax 55 days OP • HR: BCMV, CTV • Concentrated harvest • Holds well • 4-5” pods Early variety with concentrated maturity for a faster harvest. Lemon-yellow pods with green tips are round, straight and tender. Fine flavor and crisp texture ideal for pickling or lacto-fermenting. Pods hang in clusters around the main stem, making them easy to pick. White seeds. Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds Provider Jade Red Swan new Antigua Strike Gold Rush Yellow Wax 3

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BEANS Mardi Gras Blend Tavera Haricot Vert Dragon Langerie Northeaster Blue Coco 4 Royal Burgundy Maxibel Haricot Vert Roma II new Seychelles Rattlesnake 2150 Mardi Gras Blend 55 days OP • HMOS EXCLUSIVE • Matures evenly • 4-6” pods Pre-mixed purple, yellow and green snap beans make an eye-catching custom blend. No more hand mixing after a bean harvest – our tri-color bean blend makes it easy and efficient to offer bags of colorful beans! Varieties selected for their excellent flavor and even rates of maturity. Plant successions and harvest these beautiful, festive beans all season. Includes Gold Rush Yellow Wax, Royal Burgundy and Provider snap beans. 2230 Royal Burgundy 55 days OP • Large plants • 5” pods Gorgeous deep purple stringless pods with green interiors. Almost-black beans make a stunning display when mixed with yellow and green beans, especially raw in salads. Beans turn green when cooked. Widely adapted, grows well in cool conditions. Displayed highest resistance to white mold in our trials. Light brown seeds. FRENCH FILET BUSH 2258 Tavera Haricot Vert 54 days OP • HR: AN, BCMV • Compact, high yielding • 4-5” pods Extra-slender, stringless French filet beans with incredible flavor! Similar to Maxibel in quality, but shorter in length and darker green. These exceptionally tender french filet beans are perfect lightly steamed and served with butter or in bean salad. Round pods are ready for picking when 4-5” long. White seeds. 2200 Maxibel Haricot Vert 65 days OP • HR: AN, BCMV • Large plants • Tender 6-8” pods Unsurpassed French filet bean for gourmet markets. Known for its long, slender, medium green pods with a delicate tender texture. Heavy producer of 6-8” beans on good sized plants. Maxibel will keep you loaded with fresh beans; pick frequently for optimal tenderness and yields. Speckled brown seeds. ROMANO BUSH 2234 Dragon Langerie 55 days fresh, 95 dry HEIRLOOM • Versatile • 6-8” flat pods Unique purple-streaked white pods, also known as Dragon’s Tongue. Popular for eating fresh as a snap bean with super flavor and crispness – a clear winner in our taste tests. Streaks fade when cooked. Versatile variety also makes a great shelling bean or dry bean. Purple seeds. 2157 Roma II 59 days OP • HR: BCMV, R • Stringless • 5-6” pods A popular Italian Romano-type long beloved for its distinctive flavor and high yields. Broad, flat beans have the buttery flavor of the Romano pole bean, but produce on easy, compact bush plants. Beans retain flavor after processing. Excellent eating quality, suitable for freezing or canning. POLE 2156 Northeaster 56 days OP • Very early • 7-8” flattened pods Romano bean with buttery flavor and hearty texture. Nor theaster is consistently one of the earliest pole beans in our trials and is well-suited to short seasons. Flattened, pale green pods on tall, vigorous vines. Quick to harvest as beans are easy to distinguish from the foliage. Re-discovered by Rob Johnston of Johnny’s Selected Seeds. White seeds. Unavailable in 2019. new 2154 Seychelles 60 days OP • IR: AN, BCMV • AAS winner • Stringless • 5-6” pods A prolific producer of perfect quality stringless pods with an archipelago of tender, small seeds inside each. Seychelles is an All-America Selections winner with plenty to offer pole bean-lovers: vigorous plants produce dark green, round pods that drop in clusters of six on a loose hanging truss for an easy and continuous harvest. Great flavor and all-around high performance won our hearts. Vines will reach 5’ tall and require initial training to climb a trellis. Available for the first time as organic seed thanks to our partners at PureLine Seeds. White seeds. 2235 Blue Coco 65 days HEIRLOOM • Tolerant of heat, cold and drought • 6-7” pods Vigorous, high yielding dark purple snap beans. Beautiful plants with violet flowers and dark green leaves with contrasting purple undersides and stems. Plants are well adapted and produce an abundance of sweet, tender beans in a variety of conditions. French heirloom dating back to the 18th century. Brown seeds. 2161 Rattlesnake 65 days fresh, 105 dry HEIRLOOM • 10’ tall vines • 8” long pods Exceptional heirloom flavor fresh, shelled or dry! Picked fresh, beans are round and dark green with unusual purple streaks that fade when cooked. Shelled beans are beige, with rattlesnake streaks when fully dry. Signature addition for roadside stands and farmers markets. Streaked seeds. highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735-4454

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2160 Kentucky Wonder 65 days fresh, 115 dry HEIRLOOM • Snap or dry bean • 7-9” pods Unbeatable productivity, consistency and flavor. Introduced in Kentucky just prior to the Civil War, this classic variety has proven its excellence over many generations. Pods are stringless, solid and meaty with great flavor. Use fresh for snap beans, or dry on vines for an excellent soup bean. Brown seeds. DRY 2060 Light Red Kidney 85 days OP • Widely adapted • Bush habit Exceptional culinary quality, with silky texture and thin skin. Mild flavor and drier texture excellent for chili, bean salads, baked and in soups. Medium sized plants are sturdy and widely adapted, producing well even in cool, wet climates like the Northeast. 2030 Calypso 90 days HEIRLOOM • Bush habit Widely adapted, delicious bean for baking and soups! Dependable and early yields of 4–5 beans per pod on sturdy plants. Also known as Orca or Yin Yang for its distinctive black and white pattern that is retained in cooking. Mild flavor and creamy, rich texture. Beans double in size when cooked. 2020 Eclipse 90 days OP • HR: BCMV / IR: AN, R • White mold tolerant • High yielding Eclipses other black beans! An earlier and higher yielding version of the Black Turtle bean we all love, Eclipse has impressed nearly everyone by having all the flavor and color of the traditional Black Turtle but returning many more pounds of beans and maturing nearly a week earlier. Eclipse also resists rust, anthracnose, BCMV and shows tolerance to white mold. Upright plants are highly uniform, do not lodge and do a synchronous dry down. Released in 2004 by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. 2050 Jacob’s Cattle 90 days HEIRLOOM • Excellent cooking bean • Bush habit Incredible red and white speckled heirloom. Full-flavored bean that holds its shape under long cooking and possesses a rich aroma. Legend has it that it was a gift from Maine’s Passamaquoddy Native Americans to Joseph Clark, the first white child born in Lubec, Maine. 2040 Silver Cloud Cannellini 95 days OP • HR: CTV / IR: BCMV • Bush habit • Rust tolerant Improved white bean with excellent culinary qualities. Shelling and cooking beans prized for their smooth, meaty texture and dense, nutty flavor. Ideal for minestrone; also known as fagioli or white kidney. Bred by Washington State University for higher yields, greater disease resistance and more upright habit than the famous heirloom. 2035 Quincy Pinto 106 days OP • HR: BCMNV, BCMV / IR: CTV • Upright bush habit Very high yielding pinto ideal for slow-cooking and canning. Large, medium- to late-maturing beans with delicious creamy flavor. The first pinto variety with genetic resistance to BCMV and CTV, bred in collaboration with Washington State University. Susceptible to Rust. Speckled tan seeds. SOYBEANS - Glycine max CULTURAL INFO: Edamame soybeans are usually eaten as a fresh bean. Direct seed in well drained soil that is 60-85°F. Do not plant in colder soil. Inoculant may be used to increase yields. Succession plant every 1-2 weeks for a continuous harvest. Harvest when beans are plump in pods and leaves begin to change from bright green to a slight yellow-green. Handpick only bright green pods with at least two beans per pod or harvest whole plants and bunch for market. Pods can be refrigerated for up to a week or blanched and frozen for storage. Steam for 5 minutes to release beans. GMO POLICY: Through a combination of controlled stock seed production, field isolation and inspection, and policies for harvesting and handling, we focus on prevention of GMO contamination in all our seeds. All soybean seed lots are also tested to confirm zero detectable level in 10,000 seeds. No contaminated seed lots will ever be sold. SEED SPECS: 68-110 (90 avg) seeds/oz, 1.1-1.8M (1.4M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1 oz approx. 90 seeds. Direct seeding rate: 6 seeds/ft in rows 12-30” apart. 2253 Chiba Green 75-80 days OP • Early • Compact habit Early edamame with delicious, very large green seeds. Consistently 5-7 days earlier than Midori Giant, yet still blew away the competition for flavor. Compact, upright plants make harvesting easy and produce predominantly 3-seeded pods with attractive deep green color. Widely adapted throughout North America. Great for small gardens! 2245 Black Jet 80 days fresh, 104 days dry HEIRLOOM • Early • Compact plants Gorgeous and unique black soybean for use fresh or dry. Erect, bushy plants 2 feet high offer powerful yields in a small space. Flavor best when used as dry beans, but can be boiled in the pods in salted water and enjoyed fresh. Skin is thinner and more delicate than many black beans. Great complement to Chiba Green. Brought back from obscurity by our friends at Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds Kentucky Wonder Light Red Kidney Calypso Eclipse Jacob’s Cattle Silver Cloud Cannellini Quincy Pinto Chiba Green Black Jet 5 BEANS

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BEANS ““ “ Why We GROW I grow to cultivate wonder, joy, and a future of ecological stewardship in children. –Amy, CSU Student “Garden Coordinator, Colorado 2241 Midori Giant 80-95 days OP • Reliable producer • Highly vigorous plants Early maturing, high yielding variety with large, buttery seeds. Rich, flavorful beans; one of the most popular soybeans for edamame. Consistently yields over 90% two and three-seeded pods with a clear pubescence. Well-branched, tall and sturdy plants. Widely adapted throughout the U.S. and Canada. A sure winner for both commercial production and home gardeners! SPECIALTY 2023 Windsor Fava 75 days HEIRLOOM • Tall 4’ plants • Cold tolerant Hardy plant with large, nutty beans. English variety dating to 1863 with delicious flavor when eaten as a shell bean. Plants produce 5-6” pods each holding 3-5 large, plump beans. Great for freezing or drying. Plants require cool conditions and are not heat tolerant. Hardy to 12°F. Buff colored seeds. Vicia faba Midori Giant Windsor Fava GARDEN COMBO INOCULANT FOR BEANS 94535 Guard-N (Treats 8 lbs) 94536 Guard-N (Treats 50 lbs) $13.00 $15.00 BEANS - OPEN-POLLINATED - SOLD BY SEED WEIGHT 2205 Antigua Bush 2245 Black Jet Soybean 2235 Blue Coco Pole 1 oz $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 1/2 lb $7.65 $10.05 $11.00 2030 Calypso Dry 2253 Chiba Green Soybean 2234 Dragon Langerie Bush 2020 Eclipse Dry 2232 Gold Rush Yellow Wax Bush 2050 Jacob’s Cattle Dry 2022 Jade Bush $2.95 $5.05 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $9.70 $14.80 $9.15 $8.90 $7.70 $7.70 $7.70 2160 Kentucky Wonder Pole 2060 Light Red Kidney Dry 2150 Mardi Gras Blend 2200 Maxibel Haricot Vert Bush 2241 Midori Giant Soybean 2156 Northeaster Pole (unavailable in 2019) 2210 Provider Bush $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $5.05 $2.95 $2.95 $7.85 $6.75 $8.95 $7.70 $14.75 $10.05 $7.25 2035 Quincy Pinto Dry 2161 Rattlesnake Pole 2233 Red Swan Bush (limited availability in 2019) 2157 Roma II Bush $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $7.25 $11.25 $7.40 $8.75 2230 Royal Burgundy Bush 2154 Seychelles Pole 2040 Silver Cloud Cannellini Dry 2255 Strike Bush (unavailable in 2019) 2258 Tavera Haricot Vert Bush 2023 Windsor Fava $2.95 $5.05 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $3.60 $7.40 $14.75 $8.75 $7.40 $13.00 $12.25 Larger volumes available; please call for pricing. *Please see shipping charges on page 55 for individual items weighing 25 lbs or more. 1 lb $11.25 $15.00 $16.00 $12.25 $23.50 $12.20 $11.00 $11.55 $11.55 $11.55 $11.80 $9.45 $14.30 $11.75 $23.50 $15.00 $10.50 $10.50 $16.85 $10.75 $14.00 $10.75 $23.50 $14.00 $10.75 $18.00 $18.35 5 lb $8.67/lb $12.03/lb $13.00/lb $9.20/lb $19.40/lb $8.77/lb $8.47/lb $9.60/lb $9.60/lb $9.60/lb $9.80/lb $8.27/lb $11.83/lb $9.80/lb $19.40/lb $12.04/lb $8.67/lb $8.67/lb $13.26/lb $9.00/lb $11.60/lb $9.00/lb $19.40/lb $11.60/lb $9.00/lb $14.00/lb $16.32/lb Why We GROW 25 lb* $6.92/lb $9.40/lb $10.00/lb $7.96/lb $16.60/lb $7.76/lb $7.55/lb $8.80/lb $8.80/lb $8.80/lb $9.00/lb $7.36/lb $9.76/lb $8.96/lb $16.60/lb $9.40/lb $7.65/lb $7.65/lb $10.40/lb $8.40/lb $9.60/lb $8.40/lb $16.60/lb $9.60/lb $8.40/lb $11.00/lb $13.40/lb 50 lb* $6.10/lb $8.16/lb $8.50/lb $6.64/lb $14.80/lb $6.50/lb $6.38/lb $7.20/lb $7.20/lb $7.20/lb $7.35/lb $6.84/lb $8.06/lb $7.50/lb $14.80/lb $8.16/lb $6.50/lb $6.50/lb $8.67/lb $7.55/lb $7.90/lb $7.55/lb $14.80/lb $7.90/lb $7.55/lb $10.20/lb $11.20/lb “ Even though [farming is] hugely challenging and exhausting, I still feel completely and utterly in love with my profession. And that is because I get to create delicious food and connection with this sweet place we call home! –Bethanee of Winterfell Acres, Wisconsin 6 Photo by Melanie Renee Photography “My mom grew up on a small farm where they raised half runner beans for home eating. Now we grow the same beans for our farmers’ market. We love growing what our grandparents have grown. –Al of Farmhaven, North Carolina highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735-4454

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Beets Beta vulgaris BEETS Bulk bags of mixed beets at Pitchfork Farm await delivery to wholesale restaurant accounts. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from direct seeding. Hardy biennial that can tolerate light frosts and freezes. Beets can be grown for greens or roots. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked and up to 6-8 weeks before first frost date. Requires moderate fertility and moderate drainage. Thinning of seedlings is optional and results in a more uniform root size and fewer undersized roots. Optimal germination temperature is 55-75°F. For continuous harvest, plant every 2-3 weeks. Optimal storage conditions for roots are 32°F and 95% relative humidity for up to 6 months. DISEASE & PESTS: Damping off and root rot are caused by a number of individual fungi and can best be avoided by maintaining well drained soils. Leaf spots are prevalent during periods of frequent rainfall and high humidity. Scab or Rhizoctonia can commonly occur on the outer skin of the root. Prevention includes removal of plant debris, crop rotation and increased airflow. RESISTANCE KEY: HR-High Resistance, IR-Intermediate Resistance, CE-Cercospora Leaf Spot, RZ-Rhizoctonia SEED SPECS: 1.5-2.5M (2M avg) seeds/oz, 25-40M (32.5M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/16 oz approx. 125 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Baby leaf, 40 seeds/foot in rows 12-18” apart. Roots, 15 seeds/foot in rows 18-24” apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. DARK RED GLOBE 2290 Early Wonder Tall Top 45 days full size leaf, 60 beets OP • Early greens • Excellent baby beet • 2-3” roots A sure crop for early spring greens and roots. Quick-growing tops perfect for early beet greens; roots size up quickly for bunched baby beets. Also a good full size beet with vibrant tops. Similar quality to Detroit Dark Red for early season crops. See baby leaf photo on p. 37. 2265 Boro F1 50 days HYBRID • IR: CE • Stores well • Baby or full size • 2-6” roots One of the sweetest beets we’ve tasted! Superb flavor and the ability to stay tender support a wide range of uses. Juicy roots can be harvested baby and beyond 3” with good quality up to 6”. Tops regenerate quickly for clean, healthy leaves all season. Deep red color with minimal zoning. From our partners at Bejo Seeds. Precision sized. 2280 Detroit Dark Red 55 days HEIRLOOM • Quality tops • Uniform 3” roots Top notch heirloom variety, well known for high quality roots. Tops are strong. A standard type for the home garden or direct market sales. Uniform, 3” round roots store well and are excellent for eating fresh or canning. First developed by a Mr. Reeves of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada and further selected for improvements by D.M. Ferry & Co., who officially released it in 1892 as Detroit Dark Red. 2285 Red Ace F1 60 days HYBRID • IR: CE • Stores well • Suitable for mechanical harvest • 3” roots Tried-and-true variety with great uniformity and healthy tops! Red Ace F1 excels for both fresh market and industry growers due to its wide adaptability and high yield potential of uniformly sized and shaped beets. Good disease tolerance and fast regrowth result in upright, glossy, bright green tops. Precision sized. Raw (limited availability in 2019) or pelleted seed (unavailable in 2019). 2262 Shiraz 60 days OP • IR: RZ • Tall tops • Excellent for processing • 3-4” roots Unparalled aesthetics and taste with impressive resistances make Shiraz a reliable choice. A strong parent line of three different heirlooms gives Shiraz genes that can’t be beat: tall, succulent tops for high quality greens and easy bunching, rhizoctonia resistance and exceptionally smooth, round roots. 2289 Rhonda F1 65-70 days HYBRID • Very long storage • Uniform size and shape • 3-4” roots Excellent storage beet with sweet flavor. Very similar to Boro F1, sharing its sweet flavor and smooth texture, even after months of storage. Tuck Rhonda F1 away all winter and beets will still be hard and sound come spring. Round, deep red roots and nice strong tops. Two weeks later than Boro F1 for staggered harvest from a single planting. Precision sized. Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds Early Wonder Tall Top Detroit Dark Red Shiraz Boro F1 Red Ace F1 Rhonda F1 7

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Bull’s Blood Cylindra Touchstone Gold Guardsmark Chioggia SPECIALTY 2260 Bull’s Blood 35 days baby leaf, 60 beets HEIRLOOM • Deep purple leaf for salad mix • Baby beet • 2-3” roots Striking dark red-purple leaves provide incredible contrast in salad mixes. Eliot Coleman’s choice for a red leaf in winter salad mixes. Roots are also tasty and tender when harvested early as baby beets. Tolerant of heat and cold. Color intensifies as plants mature. See baby leaf photo on p. 37. 2288 Touchstone Gold 55 days OP • Improved germination • Uniform shape • 3” roots Improved gold beet with mild flavor and vibrant color retained in cooking. From Alf Christianson Seed Company, the breeders of Red Ace F1 and Guardsmark Chioggia, this is an improved golden beet with better germination and uniformity than standard golden types and less zoning. Attractive solid green tops quickly shade out weeds. Germinates best in warmer soil. Precision sized. 2273 Cylindra 56 days HEIRLOOM • Great for processing • Specialty appeal • 1-2” wide and 5-6” long roots Unique 6” long cylindrical beet with fine texture and sweet flavor. A favorite with chefs due to uniform slices and ease of peeling. Popular at markets thanks to its unusual shape. Great for pickling! 2269 Guardsmark Chioggia 60 days OP • Uniform • Bolt tolerant • 3” roots Unique and beautiful candy-striped beet. Alternating rings of dark red and white make this a popular choice for specialty markets. A new strain of the popular Italian heirloom, improved by Alf Christianson Seed Company for better uniformity and bolt tolerance. Precision sized. BEETS BEET SEED - OPEN-POLLINATED - SOLD BY SEED WEIGHT 2273 Cylindra 2280 Detroit Dark Red 2290 Early Wonder Tall Top 2262 Shiraz BEET SEED - OPEN-POLLINATED - SOLD BY SEED COUNT 2260 Bull’s Blood 2269 Guardsmark Chioggia 2288 Touchstone Gold BEET SEED - HYBRID - SOLD BY SEED COUNT 2265 Boro F1 2285 Red Ace F1 (limited availability in 2019) 2285P Red Ace F1 - Pelleted (unavailable in 2019) 2289 Rhonda F1 1/16 oz $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 100 $2.95 $3.95 $2.95 100 $2.95 $2.95 $4.25 $2.95 1 oz $7.40 $5.00 $4.60 $19.00 1M $7.35 $7.50 $7.65 1M $6.75 $7.50 $8.00 $6.75 1/4 lb 1 lb 5 lb 25 lb* $16.30 $40.75 $38.80/lb $36.08/lb $8.60 $15.30 $14.60/lb $14.40/lb $7.10 $18.35 $16.10/lb $15.40/lb $50.00 $140.00 $110.00/lb $104.00/lb 5M 25 M 100 M $3.40/M $2.60/M $2.50/M $4.40/M $3.40/M $3.00/M $6.12/M 5M $5.72/M 25 M $5.35/M 100 M $3.20/M $2.56/M $2.40/M $3.80/M $3.20/M $2.75/M $4.20/M $3.40/M $3.05/M $3.20/M $2.56/M $2.40/M 50 lb* $33.16/lb $14.20/lb $14.70/lb $88.00/lb 500 M** $2.12/M $2.60/M $4.85/M 500 M** $2.20/M $2.30/M $2.70/M $2.20/M Larger volumes available; please call for pricing. *Please see shipping charges on page 55 for individual items weighing 25 lbs or more. **For 500M, add $14. For 1000M, add $28. 100 lb* $31.10/lb $13.50/lb $14.25/lb $81.50/lb 1000 M** $1.95/M $2.50/M $4.54/M 1000 M** $2.10/M $2.15/M $2.10/M The Safe Seed Pledge In 1999 High Mowing Organic Seeds guided a coalition of 9 other seed companies in drafting a statement about the signers’ stance on genetic engineering. To date, the Pledge has been signed by over 370 seed companies worldwide, including High Mowing. “Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives depend. We must protect this foundation as a safe and genetically stable source for future generations. For the benefit of all farmers, gardeners and consumers who want an alternative, we pledge that we do not knowingly buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants. The mechanical transfer of genetic material outside of natural reproductive methods and between genera, families or kingdoms poses great biological risks, as well as economic, political and cultural threats. We feel that genetically engineered varieties have been insufficiently tested prior to public release. More research and testing is necessary to further assess the potential risks of genetically engineered seeds. Further, we wish to support agricultural progress that leads to healthier soils, genetically diverse agricultural ecosystems and ultimately healthy people and communities.” 8 highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735- 4454

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Broccoli Brassica spp. BROCCOLI Monique tends to an early fall sprouting broccoli trial. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from transplant; add 15-20 days if direct seeding. Broccoli is a cool season biennial grown for spring and fall crops and prefers well drained fertile soils high in organic matter. Will tolerate slightly alkaline soil, performing best between 6.0-7.5. Ideal daytime temperatures for optimal growth are 60-75°F. Start seedlings indoors 4-6 weeks before planting date. Plant outside as soon as chance of hard frost has passed. Some broccoli varieties produce one large head followed by the growth of side shoots, while others produce many smaller spears. Broccoli heads should be harvested while buds are still tight; check every 2-3 days since once the heads have loosened, quality is quickly compromised. After the main head is harvested, regular harvesting of side shoots encourages further production. Cool broccoli immediately after harvest to retain quality. Store at 32°F for 10-14 days. DISEASE & PESTS: Prevent diseases and recurrent pest pressure with crop rotation and cover cropping. Fungal and bacterial diseases like fusarium yellows, blackleg and black rot are best prevented by starting with disease-free seed and utilizing production practices that build soil and promote vigorous plant growth. Broad spectrum applications like copper hydroxide can also be used to prevent fungal diseases. Always check with your certifier before applying control measures. Head rot can develop quickly under conditions of high moisture and high temperature, and is prevented by enhancing air movement to promote drying. Pests of the Lepidoptera order such as cabbage looper, imported cabbage worm, and diamondback moth can be controlled by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) and/or spinosad, preferentially in rotation with one another to prevent selection of resistant individuals. Root maggots can be controlled by applying beneficial nemotodes. Protect plants from flea beetles by using floating row cover in the early season. RESISTANCE KEY: HR-High Resistance, IR-Intermediate Resistance, BR-Black Rot, FYFusarium Yellows, WR-White Rust SEED SPECS: 5.6-9.4M (7.5M avg) seeds/oz, 90-150M (120M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 225 seeds. Direct seeding rate: 3 seeds every 12”, thin to 1 plant in rows 18-30” apart. Transplants: 12” apart in rows 18” apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. HEADING BROCCOLI - B. oleracea var. italica 2300 De Cicco 48 days HEIRLOOM • Abundant side shoots • 3-4” heads Italian variety known for tender stalks and mild flavor. Reliable multi-cut variety that produces a compact, 3-4” bluish-green central head followed by a prolific set of side shoots. Variable maturity results in a long harvest period for both central heads and side shoots. Excellent home garden variety. 2301 Batavia F1 60 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: BR, WR • Uniform • Short harvest window • 5-6” heads Our earliest hybrid with dark green color and well-branched domes. Well adapted and vigorous with the added benefits of earliness and cold hardiness. Not as heat tolerant and has larger beads than Belstar F1; prefers cool conditions. Short harvest window of uniform main domes for stem or crown cuts. From our partners at Bejo Seeds. 2302 Belstar F1 65 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: BR, WR • Compact habit • Heat tolerant • 6-8” heads Our most heat tolerant broccoli for spring, summer and fall crops. Compact plants have round domes, small to medium beads and short stems with a thick main stalk. Domes span 6-8” at maturity and average 1.5 lbs. Ideal for short-stemmed crown cuts or florets. 10-14 day harvest window. From our partners at Bejo Seeds. new 2303 Covina F1 75 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: WR • Extremely stress tolerant • 6-8” heads Vigorous plants withstand a wide range of environmental stresses to reliably produce uniform, tight domes. We were blown away by Covina F1’s performance in our field trials two years in a row when we had an unusually cold, wet year followed by an extremely hot, dry year. Both wildly different but equally stressful field conditions didn’t bother this workhorse broccoli - upright, large-framed plants produced big, tightly beaded heads for reliable harvests. Good for both spring and fall production. From our partners at Bejo Seeds. 2305 Fiesta F1 75 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: BR, WR • Uniform • Short harvest window • 6-7” heads Impressive late season variety for fall harvests. Uniform maturity and stand of well-domed heads. Medium beads slightly larger than Belstar F1. Ideal for dense plantings of single cuts with a harvest span of less than one week. Well adapted; performs best in warm days and cool nights. Unavailable in 2019. 2315 Waltham 29 80-85 days OP • Fall crop • Many side shoots • 5-6” heads Best variety for bunched side shoots. Sturdy 20” plants suppor t 5-6” dark bluegreen heads with medium to large beads and long stalks (hard to find with modern hybrids). Developed to withstand increasing cold for fall maturity. Heat sensitive. Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds De Cicco Belstar F1 Fiesta F1 Batavia F1 new Covina F1 Waltham 29 9

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Hon Tsai Tai Flowering Broccoli Te You Flowering Broccoli Spring Raab Broccoli Raab Santee F1 Sprouting Broccoli SPROUTING BROCCOLI CULTURAL INFO: Sprouting broccoli has many small shoots rather than a single head. Can be planted in spring or summer for a quick harvest, or late fall for overwintering. Fall planting (under protection in colder climates) with a late winter harvest results in impressive yields just when demand for fresh greens is high. Shoots are mild, much sweeter and more tender than broccoli. 2495 Hon Tsai Tai Flowering Broccoli 37 days OP • Fall crop • Gourmet selection Dark green leaves, purple stems and sweet, petite florets. Similar to broccoli raab with a sweeter flavor and delicate texture. Young flowering shoots are delicious in fresh salads, stir-fries and pasta dishes. Best for fall harvest; shorter days cause stems to elongate. Harvest just before bright yellow blossoms open. Brassica rapa var. purpurea 1960 Spring Raab Broccoli Raab 45 days OP • Italian specialty • Large 30” tall plants Italian specialty with mild mustard flavor and broccoli-like florets. Delicious traditionally cooked in olive oil with garlic and pepper flakes. Easy to grow and loaded with folic acid and vitamins. Plant early spring to midsummer or overwinter in mild climates. Brassica rapa var. ruvo 2494 Te You Flowering Broccoli 50 days OP • Heat and cold tolerant Thick, succulent stems, crisp leaves and mini broccoli florets; also known as Chinese broccoli. Stems are best har vested young. Tolerant of heat and cool temperatures with resistance to mildews. Plant late spring to early fall. Brassica oleracea 2311 Santee F1 Sprouting Broccoli 75-115 days HYBRID • Specialty crop • Excellent for overwintering Mini purple heads on leafy stalks; also known as broccolini. Abundant, tender burgundy spears and mini broccoli heads are flavorful and packed with nutrients. Unlike most sprouting broccolis, Santee F1 doesn’t require cold treatment to initiate bud development. Can be overwintered for impressive yields. From Bejo Seeds. Brassica oleracea var. italica BROCCOLI BROCCOLI SEED - OPEN-POLLINATED - SOLD BY SEED WEIGHT 2300 De Cicco 2495 Hon Tsai Tai Flowering Broccoli 1960 Spring Raab Broccoli Raab 2494 Te You Flowering Broccoli 2315 Waltham 29 BROCCOLI SEED - HYBRID - SOLD BY SEED COUNT 2301 Batavia F1 2302 Belstar F1 2303 Covina F1 2305 Fiesta F1 (unavailable in 2019) 2311 Santee F1 Sprouting Broccoli 1/32 oz $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 25 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $4.95 1/8 oz 1/2 oz $3.80 $5.00 $5.50 $8.00 $6.50 $11.75 $7.10 $12.90 $3.15 $3.95 500 $15.50 $15.50 $15.50 $18.00 $54.25 Larger volumes available; please call for pricing. *Please see shipping charges on page 55 for individual items weighing 25 lbs or more. 2 oz $12.10 $15.00 $24.75 $30.00 $9.85 1M $24.50 $24.50 $24.50 $25.50 $79.05 1/2 lb $29.00 $42.00 $63.00 $90.00 $22.50 5M $21.40/M $21.40/M $21.40/M $23.00/M $72.00/M 1 lb 5 lb $49.00 $72.00 $43.00/lb $68.00/lb $115.00 $150.00 $125.00/lb $39.75 $35.00/lb 25 M $19.07/M $19.07/M $19.07/M $20.60/M $66.80/M 25 lb* $65.00/lb 100 M $16.75/M $16.75/M $16.75/M $18.15/M $62.75/M Grower Profile: Ice Cap Organics High Mowing Customer Since: 2010 | Delaney & Alisha | British Columbia Delaney harvests Nautic F1 Brussels sprouts for on-the-stalk sales. THE PEOPLE “We are passionate about growing great food and doing it in harmony with the natural world around us. We know that farming this way keeps the soil healthy and productive so we can keep growing on our land for generations to come, but we also know that our farming practices are good for our ecosystem.” THE PRODUCT “It’s hard to pick a favorite crop, but we sure love growing Brussels sprouts. The Nautic Brussels sprouts are a real hit at the markets when sold on the stalk. People love them and say they are the best tasting sprouts they’ve had. We love the varieties and quality of High Mowing’s seed, it is second to none!” THE STATS 3 acres 10 farming seasons 3 markets (2 summer, 1 winter) 20-week CSA 2 certifications (Certified Organic & Salmon Safe Certification) Alisha amidst an abundant kale harvest. 10 highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735- 4454

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Brussels Sprouts Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera BRUSSELS Taylor and Molly, excited about the Brussels sprouts in our 2018 trials. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from transplant; add 15-20 days if direct seeding. Brussels sprouts are a cool season biennial that prefer temps of 45-75°F, with optimal growth at 60-65°F. Direct seed as soon as ground can be worked in spring or start transplants indoors 4-6 weeks before setting out. Can tolerate frost once hardened off. Fertilize well at planting and side dress again about three weeks later. Snap tops off plants in late summer to encourage sprout production. Sprouts become sweeter after a few light frosts in fall. DISEASE & PESTS: Disease and pests are best prevented by production practices that build soil and promote vigorous plant growth. Black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris) first appears as V-shaped, yellow lesions at leaf margin. Pull up infected plants immediately. Plantings should never be worked during wet conditions. Fusarium yellows (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. conglutinan) manifests as yellowing of the lower leaves, then moves to upper leaves and causes wilt. Fungal diseases can be prevented by spraying with copper hydroxide; check with your certifier before applying. Clubroot is a soil borne disease which stunts the roots of the plants. Rotate crops and add lime to raise soil pH to 7.2. Cabbage looper, imported cabbage worm, and diamondback moth are of the Lepidoptera order and can be controlled by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) and/or spinosad, preferentially in rotation with one another to prevent selection of resistant individuals (check with your certifier before applying). Protect plants from flea beetles by using floating row cover in the early season. Control root maggots with beneficial nematodes or by covering with row cover early in the season. RESISTANCE KEY: HR-High Resistance, IR-Intermediate Resistance, BR-Black Rot, FYFusarium Yellows SEED SPECS: 6.8-11.3M (9.3M avg) seeds/oz, 110-180M (150M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. Direct seeding rate: 2 seeds every 18”, thin to 1 plant in rows 18-30” apart. Transplants: 18” apart in rows 18-30” apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. 2314 Dagan F1 100 days HYBRID • Early • Suited for sales on-the-stalk Early, reliable variety for main-season sales both on and off the stalk. Has tall, straight stalks that resist lodging and work well for on-the-stalk sales. Doesn’t require topping. Nicely wrapped tight sprouts with a bright medium green color and a small attachment site. From our partners at Bejo Seeds. 2309 Doric F1 120 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: BR • Uniformly sized sprouts • Upright sturdy habit A standout hardy variety for late fall and early winter production. Tall plants produce dense, dark green sprouts on an upright sturdy stalk. Good uniformity up and down the stem. Flavor improves after cold exposure. Another great variety from our partners at Bejo Seeds! 2317 Nautic F1 120 days HYBRID • HR: FY / IR: BR • Easy to harvest Disease resistant variety for a reliable crop of tightly wrapped sprouts. Nautic F1’s sprouts are spaced farther apart, allowing plants to dry out quickly to avoid spread of disease and making it easier to harvest individual sprouts. Vigorous and sturdy plants with 1” sprouts. Dagan F1 Doric F1 Nautic F1 BRUSSELS SPROUTS SEED - HYBRID - SOLD BY SEED COUNT 2314 Dagan F1 2309 Doric F1 2317 Nautic F1 Larger volumes available; please call for pricing. 25 $5.20 $5.20 $5.20 500 $34.15 $34.15 $34.15 1M $59.15 $59.15 $59.15 Why We GROW 5M $56.10/M $56.10/M $56.10/M 25 M $51.00/M $51.00/M $51.00/M ““ “We grow because we believe there is strength in diversity, beauty in coevolution, and more than a little delight in a table full of squash shared among friends and mentors. –Julie of the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative, Wisconsin “On a hard day in the field, it’s good for me to remember that ultimately, the food we grow here at the farm is making a difference in the lives of our customers. –Timothy of Cherry Valley Organics, Pennsylvania Your Source for 100% Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds 1111

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Cabbage Brassica spp. CABBAGE Taylor and Paul grade Napa cabbage varieties on marketability in an early spring trial. CULTURAL INFO: Days to maturity are from spring transplanting; if transplanting in warm weather subtract 10-14 days; direct seeding add 14 days. Cabbage is a hardy biennial closely related to broccoli and kale. The trick to growing cabbage is steady, uninterrupted growth with good fertilization and ample water. Cabbage does best in cool, temperate climates but can be grown anywhere with the right varieties and good care. In most areas you can plant an early crop for fresh eating and a late crop primarily for winter storage. Direct sow when daytime soil temperatures warm to 65-75°F or start seeds indoors or in cold frames 4-6 weeks before planting date. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75°F but seeds will germinate in soils as cool as 50°F. Seedlings can tolerate light frost after they’ve hardened off. Plant into well drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Cabbage prefers a pH of 6.5-6.8 for optimum growth. Keep seedlings well watered. Cabbage is a heavy feeder; fertilize well at planting and side dress again three weeks later. Cabbage is mature when the tight outer leaf of the head begins to fold back on itself. Light fall frosts make heads sweeter and improve flavor. Cabbage is best stored at 32°F and at 95% relative humidity. Fresh market varieties store for 2-3 weeks while storage and processing types store for 2-6 months or longer. DISEASE & PESTS: Prevent disease and recurrent pest pressure with crop rotation and cover cropping. Fungal and bacterial diseases like fusarium yellows, blackleg and black rot are best prevented by production practices that build soil and promote vigorous plant growth. Broad spectrum applications like copper hydroxide can also be used to prevent fungal diseases. Always check with your certifier before applying organic control measures. Prevent the soil borne disease clubroot by rotating crops and adding lime to raise soil pH. Pests of the Lepidoptera order such as cabbage looper, imported cabbage worm, and diamondback moth can be controlled by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) and/or spinosad, preferentially in rotation with one another to prevent selection of resistant individuals. Protect plants from flea beetles by using floating row cover in the early season. RESISTANCE KEY: HR-High Resistance, IR-Intermediate Resistance, BR-Black Rot, CR-Clubroot, FY-Fusarium Yellows, T-Thrips, TB-Tip Burn SEED SPECS: 4.8-9.5M (7.3M avg) seeds/oz, 78-156M (117M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 225 seeds. Direct seeding rate: 2 seeds every 12”, thin to 1 plant in rows 18-30” apart. Transplants: 12-18” apart in rows 18-30” apart. Please see Planting Chart on page 111 or go to highmowingseeds.com for more info. Golden Acre CCaarpatfulerxe F1 Farao F1 Caraflex F1 12 Murdoc F1 GREEN - B. oleracea var. capitata 2298 Golden Acre 62 days OP • Early fresh market • Compact habit • 3-4 lb heads Super early, adorable green heads on compact plants; perfect for smaller households! This cute OP impressed us in our 2015 trials with its small stature and high percentage of marketable heads. Round and solid, with delicate but crunchy texture and sweet, spicy flavor with buttery under tones when cooked. Few outer wrapper leaves; short harvest window. Habit suitable for dense plantings. 2366 Farao F1 63 days HYBRID • IR: TB • Early fresh market • 3-4 lb heads Delicious, early heads are sweet and tender! Leaves are thin and juicy with a slight peppery bite, perfect for stir-fries and egg rolls. Small, uniform heads with attractive rosebud wrappers are great for smaller households and pack nicely in boxes. Round heads with a short core hold well in summer heat; habit suitable for dense plantings. 2349 Caraflex F1 68 days HYBRID • Fresh market • 1.5-2 lb heads Green sweetheart for fresh and gourmet markets. Prized for its unusual coneshaped heads and thin, sweet leaves that are delicious eaten raw or in stir-fries, slaws or egg rolls. Extremely uniform with good wrapper leaves for insect and sun protection. Sara Schlosser of Sandiwood Farm loves how perfectly Caraflex F1 packs a box! 2362 Murdoc F1 80 days HYBRID • Excellent processing type • Stores well • 4-7 lb heads Unique hefty heads perfect for fresh eating, sauerkraut or processing. Caraflex F1’s big brother, with the same tender, crisp juicy leaves and unusual cone-shape, but supersized! Grows up to 10” in diameter at the base; excellent storage qualities. Distinctly silky texture excellent for sauerkraut. One of our favorite varieties from Bejo Seeds. Limited availability in 2019. 2357 Capture F1 85 days HYBRID • IR: BR, FY, T • Main season fresh market & processing • 4-6 lb heads Black rot-resistant fresh market cabbage for organic growers! Full size green cabbage for fresh market or processing; short term storage ability. Excellent disease resistance—grows best in susceptible climates where black rot and thrips are present. Uniform heads sit high on the stalk with good wrapper leaves. highmowingseeds.com toll free (866) 735-4454

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CABBAGE 2296 Passat F1 90 days HYBRID • IR: FY, T • Storage & processing • Upright habit • 6-8 lb heads One-stop-shopping for all your cabbage needs! Versatile late season variety with large, dense heads and early vigor. Ideal for slaws, sauerkraut, storage and fresh eating, with quality that improves in storage. High Brix and classic texture with a shor t core. A gorgeous, uniform late season variety to replace Kaitlin F1. Good resistance to leaf diseases and black rot. Bred by Bejo Seeds for the kraut and processing industry in Holland. 2359 Impala F1 105 days HYBRID • IR: T • Long storage • 6-8 lb heads High quality heads hold exceptionally well in field and storage. Dense, medium sized heads with open green wrapper and snow white interior, indicating high vitamin C content. Sits high on stem for easy harvest, disease prevention and efficient cleaning out of storage. Potential for 10 lb heads under ideal conditions. RED - B. oleracea var. capitata 2369 Red Express 62 days OP • Fresh market • Compact habit • 2-4 lb heads Heads up quickly into tidy little red cabbages perfect for smaller portions. Performed well in our trials, with very nice color and early maturity. Compact habit; can be densely planted at 8” spacing with Farao F1 and Famosa F1 for an earlier harvest and knock out market display! Great for northern climates and small spaces. 2354 Integro F1 85 days HYBRID • Fresh market • Moderate storage • 3-4 lb heads Uniform red cabbage for fresh market or short-term storage. Our earliestmaturing red hybrid cabbage. Heads are very dark purple with an attractive silver sheen and oblong shape measuring about 5” wide by 7” tall. Suitable for mini heads at 8” spacing. Matures a few weeks earlier than Buscaro F1, but holds well in the field. Another great variety from Bejo Seeds. 2361 Buscaro F1 105 days HYBRID • Fresh market • Moderate storage • 4-5 lb heads Full sized heads with sweet, juicy flavor for fresh market use. Large plants give rise to hefty heads with a gorgeous red-purple hue and distinctive silvery sheen. Heads are round to slightly oblong; beautiful color in salads and slaws. Moderate storage capacity; ideal for processing with a medium sized core. SAVOY - B. oleracea var. capitata 2363 Famosa F1 68 days HYBRID • Durable fresh cabbage • 2-4 lb heads Gorgeous early savoy cabbage for fresh market use. Dark green, heavily savoyed wrapper leaves and bright green heads make Famosa F1 a head-turner in our trials every year. Outer leaves are thick and durable, while the inner leaves are tender and delicious with mild flavor that gets sweeter as winter approaches. 2353 Deadon F1 105 days HYBRID • HR: FY • January King-type • Long storage • 4-5 lb heads Cold hardy with striking sage-purple wrapper leaves and lime green interiors. Freezing temperatures only improve its sweet, delicious flavor and intense purple color - one of our New York growers harvests them well into early winter, finding them sweeter with each frost. Uniform and vigorous with high yields of 6-10” heads. Another stellar variety from our partners at Bejo Seeds. Passat F1 Impala F1 Red Express Integro F1 Buscaro F1 Famosa F1 Deadon F1 Seed Fundraisers for Schools and Non-Profits “ “ For the health of our planet, for the health of our community, for the health of our children. #whywegrow –Abundance Community Farm, Agassiz, BC, Canada H igh Mowing Organic Seeds offers a fun and flexible fundraiser to help your school or group raise money while building a healthier world for future generations. Our program provides easy-to-grow vegetable, flower and herb varieties in our classic full-color seed packets. This is a great way to encourage your community to garden, and to support your local school at the same time. No minimum order required! Email fundraiser@highmowingseeds.com or call 866-735-4454, option 4 for more program details. 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