Heirloom Seed Sanctuary stories

The inspiring tale of the radish

The inspiring tale of the radish

White Icicle radish pod opened to show its seeds.Cate Henderson: We are all familiar with radishes. Whether or not we actually like to eat them, it’s easy to picture a shiny red radish, perhaps in a bunch with leafy greens included. By the Autumn Equinox, the radish...

Ideas in the barn

Ideas in the barn

In June, Heirloom Seed Sanctuary staff Cate Henderson and Annie Richard were interviewed for a CBC Radio Ideas segment, likely to be broadcast in November. Interviewing them was University of Calgary English scholar Maria Zytaruk, who is producing a radio documentary...