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September 2022: April Jones

We apologize that we will not be able to host this month, but please check out last year's Seed Story featuring the remarkable April Jones.

April Jones is the founder of the Pinehurst Farmers Market, and is originally from Akron, Ohio and advocates for her community as part of the food justice and food sovereignty movement. She is passionate about community gardens, and farmer markets. She is a writer, public speaker, consultant, blogger, recipe developer, book reviewer, event planner, and more. Follow her on her blog, Frolicking America and through her sustainable clothing line, Jcrewthrifted!

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recent Seed Stories

Val Valdez

Descubriendo Mis Maices: An Ethnobotanical Pilgrimage is Val's latest project, documenting her 6-month seed journey in the land of her Ancestors 𑁋 Central Mexico. She shares her reflections through photography, poetry, collage, and of course, seeds.

Brandon Francis pt2

Brandon Francis is a plant researcher, but his first 'classroom lessons' were held in the corn fields of his family when he was a youth. We casually conversate about food sovereignty, grains, and the importance of intersecting food growing with childhood.

Brandon Francis pt1

Brandon Francis connects us to corn and his cosmology through stories and traditions practiced by his ancestors for thousands of years, offering a researcher's perspective of why these practices have continued into modern times.

Chance Morales & the TigerMountain Foundation

Chance Morales has a deep passion for people and horticulture, and shares how he has been able to combine these two interests to build a stronger future with the TigerMountain Foundation


Learn more about Jeff Wagner and how Groundwork operates while addressing: how might we reimagine U.S. society in the age of climate change? and what does it mean to be a responsible human in an unraveling world? 

Nike Forté-Sesay

Nika digs deep with her food-related projects around Phoenix. She directs farmers markets, a major farm that feeds 1000s annually for free, educates on the how-to's of growing food, and inspires new beekeepers.

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