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Survival Seed Bundle 30 Varieties

Our Survival Bundle reflects a collection of seed varieties we would want if supply chains were interrupted and we could not get seeds from our trusted suppliers. We have chosen seeds that are long-standing favorites, nutritionally dense, and provide lots of diversity. These seeds are also easy to save which increases both the number of potential seeds over time and the value. With at least 300 of our generous portions and a Seed Saving Book, this bundle offers a perfect start for any gardener after an emergency.  

The Survival Bundle Includes:

  • 30 different varieties* of seeds with enough seed to fill 10 generous individual servings each and ten (10) description cards per variety,
  • One (1) Basic Seed Saving book,
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: The bundle does NOT come with the plastic bags for divvying up the seeds into smaller portions.
    Varieties (listed below) updated: 08/17/22

*When out of stock of any variety, we reserve the right to substitute with similar varieties so we can get your seeds out to you in a timely manner.

Arugula; Rocket

Eruca vesicaria. Favored by gourmets. Featured in fine restaurants. Bushy, 1-2′ plant. Wonderful, peppery, distinct flavor. Cold-tolerant. Easy to grow.

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Bean; Anasazi

Phaseolus vulgaris. A delightfully maroon and white beans with a sweet and nutty flavor. Seed originally found in clay jar hidden in one of the ruins of the Anasazi cliff dwellers in the Grand Canyon. Easy to cook, easy to dry – best tasting, best storing dry bean.

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Bean; Bush Blue Lake 274

Phaseolus vulgaris. Dark-green, round, 5″ pods are delicious! Or allow mature beans to turn white and serve in soups and stews.

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Bean; Broad Windsor (Fava)

Vicia faba. Upright, 2-3′ plants produce delicious, large, flat, meaty beans in long pods. Deliciously sweet.

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Beet; Early Wonder

Beta vulgaris. Produces an abundance of delicious young greens suitable for spring salads and round, exceptionally sweet, 3-4’’ tubers.

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Broccoli; Waltham 29

Brassica oleracea v. italica. Delicious, dependable, variety. Short 20″ plants produce medium-large heads and lots of side shoots.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

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Cabbage; Golden Acre

Brassica oleracea v. capitata. One of the best cabbages for early garden use. Solid, round, 3-4 lb. grey-green heads on short-stemmed, erect plants. White interior with tightly folded leaves. High yields.

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Carrot; Red Cored Chantenay

Daucus carota subsp. sativus. One of the most dependable, storage carrots for use in poorer soils. Roots are beautifully tapered with rich orange color. Best flavor in our blind taste tests. Weed continuously.

Companion plants include: peas, lettuce, onions, garlic, tomatoes.

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Corn; Golden Bantam 8

Zea mays. A selected strain of the famous Bantam Corn. Large ears with 8 rows on 5′ tall plants. Vigorous, early growth. Genuine, old-fashioned sweet corn flavor.

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Cucumber; Marketmore 76

Cucumis sativus. Consistently produces, through hot and cool weather, 8-9″, slicing cucumbers! Disease resistant.

Companion plants include sunflowers, corn, peas, beans and radishes. Dislikes aromatic herbs and potatoes.

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Kale; Red Russian

Brassica napus v. pabularia. Dark green oak leaf cut leaves. Richer in vitamins and minerals than many other greens. Red and purple hues intensify after fall frosts, give way to tender and sweet rich dark green kale when cooked, also good raw. Very disease resistant.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

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Lettuce; Mesclun Mix

Lactuca spp. Our own special blend of three favorite lettuce varieties. Plant salad. Harvest salad.

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

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Mustard; Kyona (Mizuna)

Brassica juncea. Squirrels won’t touch Mizuna. Cold weather only improves its hearty flavor. Deeply-cut leaves surround numerous white stems. Rich flavor.

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Onion; Nebuka (Evergreen Bunching)

Allium fistulosum. Perennial. Our most hardy and delicious bunching onion. Evergreen survives even the most severe winter conditions. Allow some to winter over for early spring harvest, even in the snow.

Companion plants include: beets, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, chamomile. Dislikes: peas, beans.

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Onion; Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah

Allium cepa. An heirloom variety this large, sweet onion produces 3-6” bulbs. Very successful in the western states. Stores well. Great for caramelizing. State vegetable of Utah. Long to indeterminate day variety. 115 days

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Pea; Sugar Ann

Pisum sativum. Snap pea. (Edible pods, edible peas.) The earliest snap pea. Short 2’ vines need no support. Both pods and peas develop well and are exceptionally sweet. Most of ours get eaten in the garden.

Companion plants include: beans, corn, carrots, radishes and turnips.

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Pepper; Cal Wonder 300 TMR (Sweet)

Capsicum annuum. The most disease resistant strain from the famous California Wonder. Vigorous, 24-48″ plants produce thick-walled, blocky 4-4″ green fruits which turn red if allowed to mature fully.

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Pepper; Early Jalapeño (Hot)

Capsicum annuum. A wonderful, extra-early strain of the hottest of the hots! Compact, cold-tolerant plants yield extra-early, thick, 3″ cone-shaped fruits. Hottest when skins turn almost black.

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Radish; Champion

Raphanus sativus. Our favorite round, red radish. Exceptionally sweet flavor! Stays crisp even when large. Crisp, red roots avg 1.5″ in diameter. Flesh is white. Holds well in storage. 25 days.

Companion plants include: cucumbers, peas, cabbage and lettuce and nasturtiums. Dislikes hyssop.

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Spinach; Bloomsdale

Spinacia oleracea. Sweet, rich flavor and good texture have assured the popularity of this heirloom for generations. Tender, large, thick, crinkled, deep-green leaves on upright stems. To assure a season long supply, plant every 2 weeks.

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Squash; Black Beauty Zucchini (Summer)

Cucurbirta pepo. Because of its storage and shipping qualities, black zucchini has become a favorite for market gardeners. Dark-green, long, straight, cylindrical fruits on fairly heavy bush.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

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Squash; Waltham Butternut (Winter)

Cucurbita moschata. Tan, 8-10″ fruits with rich orange flesh. Improved and selected variety with richer flavor and larger yields. Probably the most popular winter squash.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

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Swiss Chard; Fordhook

Beta vulgaris. Fordhook outperformed all Swiss chards in our trials. Dark-green, savoyed leaves. Enlarged white stems with crisp and delicate flavor that reminds us of a mild celery. Plant early and often.

Companion plants include: onions. Dislikes: pole beans.

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Tomato; Floradade (Determinate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Determinate. A delicious, disease resistant offering for warmer climates and greenhouses. Rather large, determinate plants produce numerous beautiful smooth fruits averaging 6-8 ounces.

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Watermelon; Crimson Sweet

Citrullus lanatus v. lanatus. Bright red color, fewer, smaller seeds and an above average sugar content. Commonly weighs between 20 and 30 lbs. Adaptable to a large range of growing conditions. Kansas. 1963.

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Cilantro; Slo-Bolting

Coriandrum sativum. Coriander. Whispering the words “fresh cilantro” makes our mouths water! Indispensable for Chinese, Thai, and now Mexican recipes. Produces incredibly fragrant, glossy, bright green leaves. New strain selected to resist bolting. Cilantro flowers turn to Coriander seed. Grows 6-20” tall.

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Dill; Bouquet

Anethum graveolens. Garnish cucumber salads, cold summer soups or freshly baked mountain trout with the lacy, pale gray-green leaves of this most popular herb. Yellow, umbrella-shaped summer flowers are quite beautiful as cut flowers. Easy to grow for foliage or seeds. 2-3′ tall.

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Parsley; Curled Forest Green

Petroselinum crispum. Triple-curled market variety with long, stiff, upright stems. Holds its fresh appearance all summer and long into the fall after the first frosts. Perfect for garnish or salad. Biennial. Frost Tolerance – Good

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Wheat; White Sonora

Triticum aestivum. Believed to be one of the oldest wheats grown in North America. Also known as Kno Wheat, Trigo Flo, and Olas Pilcan. This soft white winter wheat was commonly used as masa for tortillas. Bakers can’t get enough White Sonora. Can also be used as a cover crop.

Sourced from a Certified Organic Grower.

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Flower; Nasturtium Single Mixed

Tropaeolum minor. Edible. Deep-green, shield-shaped leaves and brightly-colored, yellow and orange, open-faced flowers add sharpness, peppery taste and a flamboyant touch to summer salads and sandwiches. 12″ tall. Great conversation starter at the dinner table.

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Basic Seed Saving Book

A handy and easy to understand reference book on the Why’s and How’s of saving seeds.  Written by Bill McDorman.

One book is included in most of our standard bundles, and five are in the Ultimate Bundle. Add as many as you like for your community, organization, or holiday gift list!

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