The Seedhead News

The Seedhead News

The Seedhead News is the official newsletter of Native Seeds/SEARCH, published three times yearly. Current and past issues are made available here in digital format for members and non-members alike. One newsletter per year is mailed to members. Two are distributed electronically.

No. 116: Winter 2014
Seed School Teaches Regional Seed Solutions · From Our Retail Manager · Seed School Wants You! · Volunteer Salute: Janet Taylor · Program Accomplishments · Sharing the Seeds of Community · Seeds, Science and Spirit: An Interview with NS/S Intern Valerie Martinez · News and Notes
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No. 115: Winter 2013
Trek to Nepal Yields Cross-Regional Exchange of Ideas · From Our Collections Manager · October's Chaco Canyon Tour · Upcoming NS/S Events · Volunteer Salute: Meet Will Larrimore · Volunteer Brunch · Seed School is on the Move · A Cornucopia of Events · News and Notes · Conoce tus Semillas
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No. 114: Winter 2013
NS/S Visits Campesinos in the Sierra Tarahumara · From Our Directors · NS/S Salons Move to Conservation Center · 2013 Catalog · Volunteer Salute: Meet Susan Andersen and Bob Fernandez · Celebrating 30 Years of Diversity with NS/S · Program Accomplishments · Thank You For Your Support! · News and Notes
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No. 113: Fall 2012
Famine-stricken Tarahumara Reunited with Native Seeds from NS/S Collection · From Our Chairman of the Board · From Our Friends · From the Trading Post · Program Updates · Volunteer Salute: Meet Annemarie Bussmann · Glass Gem: Magical Seed · News and Notes
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No. 112: Spring 2012
Coalition Receives Grant to Promote Arid-Adapted Heritage Grains in Southern Arizona · From Our Director of Conservation · Bees, Seeds, and Food · Reflections on Seed Keepers · Savoring Flavors · Community Seed Grants · Seed Assistance for the Tarahumara · Volunteer Salute: Meet "The Rowdy Bunch" · Adopt a Crop 2012 · News and Notes
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No. 111: Winter 2012
Seed School: Germinating and Graduating Hardy "Seed Citizens" · From Our Directors · Seed Watch · Native Seeds/SEARCH Salon · Tucson Seed · Program Accomplishments · Thank You For Your Support! · Volunteer Salute: Meet Samuel Michael · Members and Volunteers · New Seedlisting · NS/S Seed Library–Check It Out · News and Notes · Flavors of the Desert
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No. 110: Summer 2011
Investing in our Future · From Our Directors · From Our Board Chair · New NS/S Seed Library · Conservation Farm Surprises · NS/S Expands Seed Line · From Our Friends · New Website · Permaculture Course, Seed School, Grain School · Plant Seeds. Harvest Change. · Flavors of the Desert · Volunteer Salute: Meet Stan Stalker · Photo Diversity Contest · Announcing Seed Watch · Welcome to Seed Central! · NS/S Salons · Harvest Dinner · Wish List
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No. 109: Spring 2011
From Our Directors: Greetings to All Our Wonderful Members! · Seed School: Teaching Gardeners and Farmers to 'Think Seeds First!' · The Seeds of Sustainability: Preserving the Past One Plant at a Time · A Short History of Panic Grass · Volunteer Highlight: Meet Val Plumlee
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SN 107 2010
No. 108: Winter 2011
From Our Director · Two New Reports Forecast Food Security Changes in the Southwest: The Role that Native Seeds/SEARCH Plays · Program Accomplishments · NS/S Staff Highlights: Meet Our 2010 Seed SEARCHers of the Month! · Thank You For Your Support! · Volunteer Highlight: Meet Karen Delay · ¡Adios Amiga! Suzanne Nelson Retires to TANGO · Congratulations Community Seed Grant Recipients!
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SN 107 2010
No. 107: Fall 2010
We've Come a Long Way! · From Our Director · An Intimate Evening with Diana Kennedy · Improvements to the Native Seeds/SEARCH Collections: Current Efforts and Future Goals · NS/S Staff Highlights: Meet Our 2010 Seed SEARCHers of the Month! · From Our Friends... · Volunteer Highlight: Meet David Kelly
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SN 106 2010
No. 106: Spring/Summer 2010
From Our Director · Harvesting the Dream · An Exciting—and Challenging—Time for Ex Situ Conservation of Crop Diversity · Genetic Erosion Through Plant Variety Loss · Interactive Fruit · NS/S Staff Highlights: Meet Our 2010 Seed SEARCHers of the Month! · From Our Friends... · Volunteer Highlight: Meet Suzy Lillis · Native Views on Sustainable Foods · Flavors of the Desert 2010
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SN 105 2010
No. 105: Winter 2010
From Our Board Chair: Growing Forward Together · Our Future Home: NS/S Conservation Center at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park · Update on Our Capital Campaign · Program Accomplishments · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing! · Volunteer Highlight: Fania Bevill · Meet 3rd Quarter's 2009 Seed SEARCHers of the Month! · Building Partnerships with Native American Communities
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SN 104 2009
No. 104: Fall/Winter 2009
From Our Director · Our Future Home: NS/S Conservation Center at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park · NS/S Staff Highlights: Meet Our 2009 Seed SEARCHers of the Month! · Conservation Update · Adopt a Crop Update · Mother Chiltepin · Volunteer Highlight: Bob Small · Indigenous Farmers Markets of the Great Southwest · Celebrating the Harvest of Native Seeds/SEARCH
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SN 104 2009
No. 103: Summer Solstice 2009
San Juan's Day · From Our Director · NS/S Staff Highlights · Southwest Native American Basketry · Immersion Course in Crop Genetics Returns to UA by Popular Demand · A Short History of Mrs. Burns' Lemon Basil · Review of Amy Goldman's The Heirloom Tomato · Remembering Alice Hannah Brown · Volunteer Highlight: Peadar Hoard
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SN 104 2009
No. 102: Winter Solstice 2008
Potato Parks in Peru · From Our Director · Growing Up Farming in Jemez Pueblo, NM · Gardening with Claire · Review of Renewing America's Food Traditions, Edited by Gary Paul Nabhan · Update on Our Capital Campaign · Program Accomplishments · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing · Remembering Danny Lopez · Volunteer Highlight: Ed Hacskaylo · Junie Hostetler's Pinole Bars · Staff Highlight: J.P. Wilhite · Janos Harvest Dinner · Volunteers Keep Fourth Avenue Humming
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SN 104 2009
No. 101: Autumn Equinox 2008
Spanish Additions to the Agriculture of the Sonoran Desert · From Our Director · Remembering Harman Lomawaima and Bruce Symonds · Isleta Agriculture · Volunteer Highlight: Maggie White · Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Rellenos · Staff Highlight: Meet Lindsay Werth · Review of Brad Lancaster's Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond: Vol. 2 · Conservation Update · Thanks Awfully, Julie! · Update on Adopt-A-Crop · Update on Our Capital Campaign
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SN 104 2009
No. 100: Spring Equinox 2008
From Our Director · Remembering Tom Swain and Bob Zahner · Mycorrhizae · Native American Agriculture Fall 2007 · Mission-Era Agricultural Legacy of Baja California · Cheri's Arizona Sunrise Muffins · Review of Gary Paul Nabhan's Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation
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SN 104 2009
No. 99: Winter Solstice 2007
25th Anniversary Issue · Conservation Update · Fall NS/S Events · Recipes · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing! · NS/S Goes to College
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SN 104 2009
No. 98: Fall Equinox 2007
Conservation at Native Seeds/SEARCH · San Juan's Day Celebration
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SN 104 2009
No. 97: Summer Solstice 2007
The Mexican "Tortilla Crisis" of 2007 · Conservation Update · Flavors of the Desert 2007 · Running Seeds in the Sierra · Poetry by Ed Mendoza
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SN 104 2009
No. 96: Spring Equinox 2007
A Week in Alamos · Terra Madre 2006: Reflections and Future Actions · Terra Madre: A Summary · Slow Food · Wild Things · Our Financial Health: Fiscal Year 2006 · A Recap from Fall Events
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SN 104 2009
No. 95: Winter Solstice 2006
Cowpeas · Phoenix College Students Plant with the Monsoons · Review of Jeff Biggers's In the Sierra Madre · Investing in the Future, Banking on the Past: Capital Campaign for a New Seed Bank Announced · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing · 10th Anniversary Harvest Dinner · Harvest Dinner Recipes · Home Garden Tour
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SN 104 2009
No. 94: Fall Equinox 2006
Journeys into Native America: A Year of Outreach to Native American Communities and Farmers · Conservation Update · San Juan's Day Celebration · Culinary Challenge: Plant the Seed, Tell the Story
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SN 104 2009
No. 93: Summer Solstice 2006
Apples to Oranges: Southwest Regis-Tree Expands Conservation of Historic Heirloom Orchards · Conservation Update · Flavors of the Desert 2006
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SN 104 2009
No. 92: Spring Equinox 2006
Amaranth: A Grain for All Ages · Our Financial Health: Fiscal Year 2005 · In Memoriam: Louisa R. Beck
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SN 104 2009
No. 91: Winter Solstice 2005
Conservation Update · We've Got the BEST Board · Recipes from the Arizona Harvest Dinner · NS/S and the Western National Parks Association Cook Up a New Publication · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing · Chia · Book Reviews · More Fall Events and Happenings at NS/S
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SN 104 2009
No. 90: Fall Equinox 2005
The Mission Grape · Kino Fruit Tree Project · Arizona Regis-TREE · First Ever Farm Tour and Native Foods Celebration · A Visitor from the Sierra Madre! · San Juan's Day Celebration 2005 · Conservation Program Update · Oh, to Bee a Pollinator Intern · An Unbroken Circle: Volunteering at Native Seeds/SEARCH
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SN 104 2009
No. 89: Summer Solstice 2005
Ten Years of Seed Conservation · Okra · Flavors of the Desert 2005
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No. 88: Spring Equinox 2005
Sierra Madre Project Update · Only With the Rains · Conservation Program Update · New NS/S Cookbook Available Soon · Our Financial Health: Fiscal Year 2004 · Geneologies of Globalization
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SN 104 2009
No. 87: Winter Solstice 2004
RAFT: A 21st Century Ark · Crops and Culture: A Visit to the Hopi Mesas · Storing Traditions for the Future: the Cultural Memory Bank Project · Your Generosity Keeps Us Growing · A New Home for the NS/S Tractor Fleet · Announcing the New NS/S Gardeners Network
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SN 104 2009
No. 86: Fall Equinox 2004
Sun Trackers: Genius of the Genus Helianthus · Recipes · Conservation Farm Update · NS/S Attends First World Conference on Organic Seed Production · San Juan's Day Celebration 2004
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SN 104 2009
No. 85: Summer Solstice 2004
The Mystery of Maize · Adopt-A-Crop 2004 · Living Treasures of the Sierra Madre · Flavors of the Desert 2004 · NS/S Hosts Yale Grad Student in Research on Traditional Farming in NW Mexico · Cool Chiles, Hot Harvest
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SN 104 2009
No. 84: Spring Equinox 2004
Blessings and Laments: Danny Lopez Prescribes an Ancient Diet to Overcome Modern Disease · Teps for TOCA · Conservation Farm Update · Financial Highlights - Fiscal Year 2003 · The Seed Loophole · Research at Native Seeds/SEARCH · Adopt a Crop Update
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SN 104 2009
No. 83: Winter Solstice 2003
The World of Melons · Review of Amy Goldman's Melons for the Passionate Grower · Conservation Farm Update · The Next Three Years · Many Thanks to Our Donors · Review of Daniel Imhoff and Roberto Carra's Farming with the Wild: Enhancing Biodiversity on Farms and Ranches · Native Seeds/SEARCH Joins Wild Farm Alliance · Kestrels Find New Home on the Conservation Farm
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SN 104 2009
No. 82: Fall Equinox 2003
Pollination and Purity: Some Seed Saving Basics · Wild Chiles Threatened · Sonoran Panic Grass · Conservation Farm Update
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SN 104 2009
No. 81: Summer Solstice 2003
Grow them Sustainably, Irrigate them Slowly: Honoring Farmers and Ranchers in the Painted Desert · Biopharming: Food Crops Become Pharmaceutical Factories · Flavors of the Desert 2003 · Conservation Farm Update · Review of Kim Nelson and Cynthia Miller's Southwest Kitchen Garden
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SN 104 2009
No. 80a: Spring 2003
20th Anniversary Issue · Here's a Look at What We've Been Doing Over the Past 20 Years! · San Juan's Day · Native Seeds/SEARCH Collecting History · Welcome to Our New Executive Director! (Kevin Dahl) · Fiscal Year 2002 Financial Performance Highlights · Keeping Alive Food Options in Deserts: Native Seeds/SEARCH (originally printed in 1983)
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SN 104 2009
No. 80: Winter Solstice 2002
Hooked on Devil's Claw · Ancient Seeds Come to Life - A Report on the 2002 Season · Thank You for Your Generous Support! · Farewell to Michael McDonald and Deron Beal
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SN 104 2009
No. 78: Fall Equinox 2002
Trinchera Tradition in the Sierra Madre · Busy as Bees in Summer: News from the Conservation Farm · Memories from Summer Intern Kevin Uehlinger · Red Hot Strawberries
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SN 104 2009
No. 77: Summer Solstice 2002
Farming Project's Hopeful Vision of a Future Better Connected to Its Past · Clayton Brascoupe Talks About Spiral Herb Gardening · Closing the Circle - Returning Guarijio Seeds · Flavors of the Desert 2002 · Farm News · Letter to the Editor · Announcing the New Native Seeds/SEARCH Website
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SN 104 2009
No. 76: Spring Equinox 2002
GMO's and the Oaxacan Connection · Review of Gary Paul Nabhan's Coming Home to Eat · Tepary Tidbits · Filling the Need - Mahina Remembers · Fiscal Year 2001 Financial Performance Highlights · Tasty Chiles from Isleta, NM
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SN 104 2009
No. 75: Winter Solstice 2001
Old World Crops Meet New World Needs · A Taste of Oaxaca · Tohono O'odham Community Action · Conservation Farm Harvest Report · Year-End Letter from the Executive Director · Thanks to All Our Friends
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SN 104 2009
No. 74: Fall Equinox 2001
Beautiful Beans: Protein from the New World · 6th Annual Native American Permaculture Design Course · News from the Furrow · Mayocobas and Enolas: Beans by Any Other Name · Bean Family Cover Crops: Nitrogen-Fixing on the Farm · Adopt-A-Crop News · The Amazing Acorn · Samuel Michael, Volunteer Extraordinaire
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SN 104 2009
No. 73: Summer Solstice 2001
Wheat - the Well Traveled Grain · Flavors of the Desert · The Whole Wheat · Global Genes - Who Can Use Them and What's It Worth to You? · National Seed Bank Asks Congress for $10,000,000 Increase in Budget · A Volunteer's Perspective · Gardening with the Monsoon in the High Desert · News from the Furrow · Review of Mary Hodgson's Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert · Giving Back
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SN 104 2009
No. 72: Spring Equinox 2001
Protecting Precious Life · Meet Michael McDonald · A Strategic Jump-Start · A Farewell to Felipe Molina · Board Member Profile: Phyllis Hogan · Herb Profile: Poliomintha incana · Once Common Crop Varieties Returned to Farmers' Fields
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SN 104 2009
No. 71: Winter Solstice 2000
On the Significance of Weeding · Harvest 2000: A Study in Speckles, Stripes, and Solids · Mesquite: Nutritious, Tasty, and There When You Need It · Volunteer's Perspective · From Chiltepines to Chivas, It's Been a Wild Ride! A Farewell from Executive Director, Angelo J. Joaquin, Jr. · NS/S Receives USDA SARE Grants
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SN 104 2009
No. 70: Fall Equinox 2000
Diversity is the Spice of Life · Peppers, Peppers, Peppers · Late-Breaking Report: Adopt-a-Crop · To Our Members and Friends from the Executive Director · My San Juan's Day · We Are Fortunate to Have Many Dedicated Supporters: Meet Ed (Board), Amy (Staff), and Janos (Member) · A View from the NS/S Furrow · Desert Walk Interns · Storefront Makeover
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SN 104 2009
No. 69: Summer Solstice 2000
The Conservation Farm 2000: Fulfilling the Mission · Flavors of the Desert 2000 · Evolution and Growing Pains for Native Seeds/SEARCH · A Week in the Life of a Native Seeds/SEARCH Intern · Adiós Amiga: Junie Hostetler Departs after Thirteen Years · Stories from the Road · Ode to Brett Bakker
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SN 104 2009
No. 67-68: Spring Equinox 2000
Hiding, West of Here: A Short Story by Simon Ortiz · Conservation Farm Update · Year 2000 Aconcagua Journey to Benefit NS/S · Desert Walk March 10-21, 2000 Raises Funds for Native American Internships · Volunteers Keep the Seeds Sprouting · Our Favorite Potluck Treats · Indigenous Plant Knowledge Forum · Review of Dave DeWitt's The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia
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SN 104 2009
No. 66: Fall Equinox 1999
Toasting El Chiltepin! · The Chile Man: Josh Tewksbury's Chile Experience · Bugs at the Farm! · Achieving a State of Balance - A Letter from Executive Director Angelo J. Joaquin, Jr. · Volunteers Help Us Grow · History in the Making at the Conservation Farm
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SN 104 2009
No. 65: Summer Solstice 1999
From the Freezer to the Furrow: Regenerating the Seeds of the Past · Review of Burning Sky's Enter the Earth · Diabetes Artist in Residence · Friends of the Farm · "En Boca Cerrada, No Entran Moscas..." · A Successful Flavors of the Desert · Easter in the Sierra Madre
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SN 104 2009
No. 64: Spring Equinox 1999
Native Seeds/SEARCH Launches Friends of the Farm · Partnership with the Nature Conservancy · The Aconcagua Journey · Terminator Technology: A Brief Overview · Kyoto Traditional Vegetables · Results of a Survey on our Free Seed Policy for Native Americans · Meet Lois Friedman · Book Reviews · Friends of the Farm Contributors
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SN 104 2009
No. 63: Winter Solstice 1998
Winter Activities in the Spotlight · Native American Outreach Program · Review of Under the Green Corn Moon · Guiding People to Better Health · A Hermit's Progress · Chiles, Checks and Wild Grapes · Managing the First-Year Bounty in Patagonia · In Memory of Sean Burlew
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SN 104 2009
No. 62: Fall Equinox 1998
Reflections on Turning Fifteen · Review of La Vida Norteña: Photographs of Sonora, Mexico · Review of Wood that Sings: Indian Fiddle Music of the Americas · A Mammoth "Muchas Gracias" to All of the Dedicated Volunteers at NS/S · New Native American Membership Policy · On the Farm: First Season Recap
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SN 104 2009
No. 61: Summer Solstice 1998
Cultural Memory Bank Project Update: Trips to the Navajo Nation · Review of The Great Sunflower Book · Reflections on 20 Years of Seed-Saving · Wild Chile Botanical Area · Views from the Farm · Prescott College Collaborates on Regis-TREE
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SN 104 2009
No. 60: Spring Equinox 1998
The NS/S Conservation Farm · The State of the Seedbank (More on Why We Bought the Farm) · An Appetizing Quartet (Cookbook Reviews) · So Long and Thanks for All the Fun · Garden Reports · Notes from New Mexico
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SN 104 2009
No. 59: Winter Solstice 1997
A Tale of Two Interns · Kelina's Spicy Soup · Review of Southern Scratch's Piast Tas ("Fiesta Time") · Volunteers Keep NS/S Thriving · Meet Mary Sarvak, Volunteer Coordinator · Tohono O'odham Community Action · Returning the Seed to the Seri: Wild Teparies Reclaimed by "Keeper of the Desert Treasure" · A Native Seeds/SEARCH Conservation Farm · Voices of the Land: Benefit Reading a Literary Success · In Memory of Gail Meyers
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SN 104 2009
No. 58: Autumn Equinox 1997
"Desert Foods for Diabetes" Receives Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Award · Diabetes Program Outreach Targets Kids and Cooks · 11th Annual La Fiesta de los Chiles · Grand Opening and New Retail Store a Huge Success · The Shape and Scope of Diversity · Review of Healthy Mexican American Cooking
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SN 104 2009
No. 57: Summer Solstice 1997
We're On the Move to a New Home · Cultural Memory Bank Deposits are Growing · Lemon Basil and Tomato Pasta · Squash May be the Oldest Sister · Picking Peas · Proyecto de Recursos Tarahumara: the NS/S Sierra Madre Project · NS/S - New Mexico Update · NS/S Embarks on New Leg of Journey
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SN 104 2009
No. 55-56: Winter Solstice 1996 - Spring Equinox 1997
Brother Corn, Sister Moon: Traditional American Indian Gardening · Diabetes Project Coordinator Felipe Molina Survives Sabbatical · Native Soil: Lakotas Garden for Health and Independence · Tohono O'odham Elected President of the North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance · Garden Reports · Book Reviews · Report from the Board Chair
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SN 104 2009
No. 54: Autumn Equinox 1996
From The Forgotten Pollinators: The Survival of Mayan Beekeeping · Summer 1996 Grow-Out Project Success · It's the 10th Annual La Fiesta de los Chiles! · Ten Reasons to Spend Ten Years Celebrating the Chile Pepper · Garden Reports · NS/S Demonstration Garden Thrives with Monsoon Rains · New Cultural Memory Bank
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SN 104 2009
No. 53: Summer Solstice 1996
Karnal Bunt: There is Fungus Among Us and Our Wheat is Off the Street · 1996 Regis-TREE Awards · We Own It - Our Sylvester House Annex! · Changes and New Faces · Garden Reports · Review of Sweet Heat: Spicy Desserts (& More!) For Chile Lovers
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SN 104 2009
No. 52: Spring Equinox 1996
Native American Gardening and the Circle of Life · Springtime at Sylvester House · Review of Cilantro · Activities to Celebrate Your Place in the Springtime Sun · Garden Reports · Chiltepin Seed Germination
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SN 104 2009
No. 51: Winter Solstice 1995
Losing Species, Languages and Stories: Cultural and Environmental Change in the Binational Southwest · Traditional Native American Farmers' Association Moves to Seventh Generation Fund · Lack of Diversity Zaps U.S. Crops · NS/S Helps to Introduce Traditional Foods to Indian Health Service Hospital at Sells · Misadventures in Seed Collecting · Connecting to Earth's Healing · New Seed Policy for Native American Gardeners · The Developing Story of Native Seeds' Growth · Cooking with Native Seeds · Members Offer Free Seeds to Native American Growers · Seed-Collecting Quandries: What's in a Name? · Garden Reports
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SN 104 2009
No. 50: Autumn Equinox 1995
Sylvester House Nears Completion · Arizona RegisTree Gets a Boost from Busy Intern · A Promise Fulfilled: the Sylvester House Grow-Out Gardens are All Dug and Planted · Visit the NS/S Demonstration Garden During the Chile Fiesta · A Circle Closed: Jose Ramos Oyengue · 50 Issues of Seedhead News: Treasuring Seeds and Peoples · Garden Reports · Review of Wild Foods of the Sonoran Desert
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SN 104 2009
No. 49: Summer Solstice 1995
It Grows in My Grandma's Back Yard · Cultural Equity: The Dialogue Continues · Native Seeds and Sonoran Institute to Expand Garden and Conservation Efforts in Sierra Madre · A Growing Legacy at the NS/S Seed Bank · A Celebration of Garden Wild Places · Garden Reports · Cookbook Reviews
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SN 104 2009
No. 48: Spring Equinox 1995
To Change in a Good Way · A Celebration of Desert Cultures · Gardens, Eats, and Workshops - March Madness at Sylvester House · Looking for Tobacco · Springtime in the Sierra Madre · Garden Reports · Seed Bank Workshop at NS/S · Who Controls Your Seeds · Mid-America Prayer
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SN 104 2009
No. 47: Winter Solstice 1994
Desert Follies and Border-Line Fools · Changing of the Guard: Angelo Joaquin, Jr., Replaces Mahina Drees as Native Seeds Director · Tarahumara Famine Relief; Sierra Madre Project Update · Intellectual Property Rights: A Forum of Ideas and Views · Native Seeds/SEARCH Principles for Honoring Indigenous Knowledge · Survey Results: Solving Cross-Cultural Conflicts · Plants and Seeds as "Intellectual Property" · Garden Reports · New Seed Collections from New Mexico · Forging Links with the Conservation Community
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SN 104 2009
No. 46: Autumn Equinox 1994
The Corn's Song · Native American Cultural Property Rights: Taking the Symbols Out of the Wares · La Fiesta de los Chiles · Sierra Madre Orchards and Gardens Project Gets Growing · From the NS/S Seedlisting: Crop Profiles · All Fired Up: Chile Recipes from NS/S Staff, Members and Harvest Catalog Cookbooks · Garden Reports · The Mother of All Chiles: Wild and Hot at Rock Corral · Native Seeds Welcomes New Board Members · Review of Seeds of Change: The Living Treasure
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SN 104 2009
No. 45: Summer Solstice 1994
Tohono O'odham Cowpea Scores Well in Intercropping Test · 1994 Regis-TREE Awards · First Steps in the Sierra Madre Garden and Orchards Project · Three Who Served · Seed Savers' Alert! · Sustaining Wild Plant Harvests · Gardening at Sacred Mountain · Thank You for Your Donations to Sylvester House · Garden Reports · Bates College Ecology Students Test Devil's Claw Germination · Review of Living Community: A Permaculture Case Study at Sol y Sombra
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SN 104 2009
No. 44: Spring Equinox 1994
Children in Touch, Creatures in Story · Old-Growth Forest Jewels of the Sierra Madre · Planting and Growing at Sylvester House · Tasting the Blessings in Pueblo Chiles · The Cholla Bud Harvest: A Desert Gift · Cholla Buds - Great Tasting, Good for You · Garden Reports
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SN 104 2009
No. 43: Winter Solstice 1993
The Battle for the Treasure of the Sierra Madre · Sylvester House Update: Corn and Squash, Plumbing and Plaster · The Thai-Sonoran Desert Connection · A Gift of Seeds, a Gift of Life · Native American Farmers Association Gets Down to Business · Garden Reports · Brett's New Mexico Farm Report · Juanita Ahil, 1913-1994
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SN 104 2009
No. 41-42: Summer Solstice - Autumn Equinox 1993
Gardens Galore! The Renovation of Our New Sylvester House Annex is Under Way · How the Sylvester House Gardens Will Save Native Seeds · News from Chile Heaven · More on Germinating Chiltepines: Try a Little Tenderizer · Thanks for Your Help · Corn, Melons, and More · Trees That Speak: Arizona Regis-TREE Honorees · International Diabetes Conferences Highlight Health Through Native Foods and Traditional Culture · New Hope for Diabetics: Slow-Release Foods Control Blood Sugar Levels, Boost Endurance · Southwest Food Literacy Quiz · Garden Reports · Garlic-Growing Tips from the Ugalde Family · NS/S Garlic Trials · Highlights of Native Seeds' 1992 Annual Report · NS/S Native American Membership Triples · Mayordoma: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico · Review of Songbirds, Truffles, and Wolves: An American Naturalist in Italy
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SN 104 2009
No. 40: Spring Equinox 1993
10th Anniversary Issue · Sowing Native Seeds for a Decade of Growth · Yaqui Deer Songs: Maso Bwikam · Diabetes Coordinator Felipe Molina Brings Yaqui Insights to NS/S Staff · Concern Grows Over Sierra Madre Logging Plans · Historic Tucson Ranch House Soon to be NS/S Office Annex · Garden Reports · Review of A Full Life in a Small Place, and Other Essays from a Desert Garden
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SN 104 2009
No. 39: Winter Solstice 1992
A Desert Diet Demonstration in Utah · The Endangered Peoples and Species of the Sierra Madre: World Bank Forestry Project Update · Forester's Critique: Sierra Madre Forestry Project Will Not Sustain Biological Diversity · Endangered Plants, Animals, and Places in Native American Traditions · Helen's Story (Helen Hai'cu A:ga) · Garden Reports · NS/S Staff Changes · Thanks, Eloise
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SN 104 2009
No. 38: Autumn Equinox 1992
Reflections on a Native Harvest of Seeds · As the Soil Turns: Patagonia Farm Comes Up Dry; Land Hunt Continues · Seedy Energizers · The World Bank Responds · The Corn Maiden's Song · Daniel's Story · Exploring Parallels Between Australian and Southwest Indian Diabetes · Garden Reports
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SN 104 2009
No. 37: Summer Solstice 1992
Native Farmers Meeting an Outstanding Success! · Questions for the World Bank · Garden Reports · Gourds: Prehistoric Tupperware · Shelling Corn in the 1930s · Diabetes Program Update · Ear Today, Gone Tomorrow · Holy Pinole! · NS/S Sells Pueblo Sculpture to Phoenix's Heard Museum
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SN 104 2009
No. 36: Spring Equinox 1992
Havasupai Sunflower: Unique Resistance to Major Crop Disease · Garden Reports · The Latest News from the Sierra Madres · Why Save Seeds? · Safe Sex for Common Garden Crops · The Gift of Colored Corn · Native American Seedbank Workshop
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SN 104 2009
No. 35: Winter Solstice 1991
Reports from Your Gardens · Sierra Madre "Development" Update · Research Begins at Chile Reserve · Herbarium Specimens
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SN 104 2009
No. 34: Fall Equinox 1991
Restoring and Re-storying the Landscape · Status of the NS/S Corn (Maize) Collection · NS/S Nominates Sierra Madre as a Global Center of Plant Diversity · Sierra Madre Logging Project Update · An August Day at the New Mexico Grow Out Plot · Conserving Biodiversity in North America: A Report from the 1991 Keystone Consultation · Garden Reports · Ramada, Roundhouse Built Near Demonstration Garden · Tucson Grow Out Report · Southwest Native Farmer Network · NS/S Joins NAJA
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SN 104 2009
No. 32-33: Spring Equinox - Summer Solstice 1991
Sierra Madre World Bank "Development" or Logging Project? · Garden Reports · Conserving Traditional Zuni Crops · Saving Seeds for the Future · Diabetes Project Update · Introducing Intern Tina Scott · Seed Collection and Native American Rights · Seed Collection Curation at Native Seeds/SEARCH · RegisTREE Update · 1991 New Mexico Growout
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No. 31: Winter Solstice 1990
Garden Reports · Bush Food: Australia's Revival of Wild Edibles · Southwest Seed Summit Convenes · Indian Food is Healthy Food · Diabetes Project Update · Endangered Varieties Grow Out · NS/S Conservation Farm: The Search Heats Up · Navajos Train with NS/S · RegisTREE Update · Forestry Threatens Tarahumara
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SN 104 2009
No. 30: Fall Equinox 1990
Gary Nabhan Awarded Two Felloships · Garden Report from Supai · New World Dyeplant: Palo de Brasil · Send In Your Phytoliths · Native Foods and Diabetes Project Takes Off · My Appetite Belongs to the Convenience Store · Why are Chile Peppers so HOT? · Wild Chile Reserve Plans Proceed · Two Chiltepin Recipes · New NS/S Project Will Honor Folk Variety Fruit, Nut Trees
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No. 29: Summer Solstice 1990
Diversity and Change in Hopi Crop Repertoires · In Memoriam: Rodney Engard · NS/S Proposes Rock Corral Canyon Tributary as Forest Service Botanical Area · 1989-90 Annual Report · Epazote: Aztec Herb for Today's Table and Medicine Chest · Nutritional and Pharmacological Properties of Yerbaniz, Epazote and Mountain Pima Oregano · Review of Shattering: Food, Politics, and the Loss of Genetic Diversity · Garden Reports · The Rose and the Amaranth
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No. 28: Spring Equinox 1990
Garden Reports from Our Members · Good Gourd! They've Taken Over the Yard! · Growers Network Suspended · Handspinning Home-grown Cotton · Javelinas Teach Us: Planting Song is Not Enough · NY's 1925 Indian Garden · Introducing New Interns · Hohokam Agave Status as Threatened Species "Warranted"; Still No Federal Protection · Nabhan to Return to NS/S Staff on Research Sabbatical · Sonoran Snaps
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SN 104 2009
No. 27: Winter Solstice 1989
Hopi Agriculture: A Tradition for the Future · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Erik-Anders Shapiro · Survey Reveals an Active Membership · Welcome New Board Members · Native American Interns · To Change in a Good Way
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SN 104 2009
No. 26: Fall Equinox 1989
The Havasupai Gardening Tradition · Uranium Mining: Havasu Canyon Threatened · Threatened Hohokam Agaves Need Your Help · Seed Storage Tip · Singing Up the Corn · Mesa Verde National Park 1989 Experimental Garden · Fiesta de los Chiles 1989 · Past Seedhead Articles · Good Gourd! · Hopi Dye Seed Crops
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No. 25: Summer Solstice 1989
1988 Farm Grow Out Report · The Three Sisters · 1988-89 Annual Report · Membership Survey · Declaration of Belem
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No. 24: Spring Equinox 1989
Invisible Erosion: The Rise and Fall of Native Farming · The Planting Stick · Farm Notes · San Juan's Day: Evening Celebration and Planting Workshop
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No. 23: Winter Solstice 1988
Most Recent Updates from Northwest Mexico · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Rodney Engard · Thinking Globally, Saving Diversity Locally: Highlights of the Latin American Seminar on the Conservation of Genetic Resources · NS/S Seed Conservation Efforts Praised · Spring Planting Day: Seed Sale and Planting Workshop · Diversity and Small-Scale Traditional Agriculture · Book Reviews · Fiesta de los Chiles 1988 · Enjoying the Fruits of Our Labor · Mail Order Tales · New Office Space and Land Fund Update
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No. 22: Summer Solstice - Fall Equinox 1988
Plants and People of the Sonoran Desert: A New Trail at the Desert Botanical Garden · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Bob Sullivan and Judy Goettert · 1987-88 Annual Report · Environment and Edible Flora of the Cocopa · Second Annual Fiesta de los Chiles · Genetic Vulnerability, Genetic Erosion and How to Avoid Them · Research on Low-Input Desert Agriculture · Book Reviews · Fall-Winter Crops for Low Desert Areas · Collection Sites Map · Growout Farm Report · Germination Requirements for Wild Crop Relatives · The Importance of Wild Genetic Resources in Sunflower Breeding · Some Like 'Em Hot! · Biotechnology and Indigo Dye · Mexican Drought Update
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SN 104 2009
No. 21: Spring Equinox 1988
Pollination for the Seed Savers · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Kathryn Michel · Gardening the Zuni Way · Feast of San Juan Celebration · Board of Directors Adds Members · Cholla Bud Workshop · New National Focus Brewing on Indian Agriculture · Nurturing Diversity: Indian Information Center · Drought · Garden News · Land Fund Update · Review of The New Seed-Starters Handbook
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SN 104 2009
No. 20: Winter Solstice 1987
Preparing for a Spring-Summer Garden in the Low Desert · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Phyllis Hogan · Land Fund Drive Begun to Ease Native Seeds/SEARCH's Workspace Crunch · "Land Fund" An Early Success · Native Crop Conservation Featured in Two National Symposia in March · Traveling Slide Show Update · Chile Fiesta Great Success · New Growout Farm · Farming Like the Senecas · Garden Experiences · Tepary Beans in Old World Desert Cuisine · Review of The Herb Garden Cookbook
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SN 104 2009
No. 19: Fall Equinox 1987
Native Foods of Desert Peoples Found to Control Diabetes · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Maude Andrews and Alice Lopez · New Gardeners · La Fiesta de los Chiles · Fall Garden Update · Wild Rice · Native Seeds Experimental Results · A Visit to Seed Savers Exchange's New Farm · From Amaranth Grain to Breakfast Bars · Book Reviews
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No. 18: Summer Solstice 1987
Recent New Mexico Collections · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Agricultural Resources Project, Salt River Indian Reservation · 1986-87 Annual Report · Seed Stratification · Floods · Rural Outreach · Enchilada Recipes · Native American Agriculture at DQ University · Book Reviews
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SN 104 2009
No. 17: Spring Equinox 1987
Spring Gathering at Esperero Canyon · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Homer Owens · Growers Network Update · Collecting Crop Seeds on the White Mountain Apache Reservation · Rural Outreach Program · Seed Dormancy · Native Crops are Good Food · Meet Our Staff · Review of Altered Harvest: Agriculture, Genetics, and the Fate of the World's Food Supply · Near Extinct Gourd Refound
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SN 104 2009
No. 16: Winter Solstice 1986
San Carlos Apache Native Crops Collected · Seed Savers in Their Own Right: Erv Wilson · Oscar Will's Seeds: Learning from Agricultural History · North American Fruit Explorers · Tohono Chul's Ethnobotanical Garden · Cucurbit Viruses in the Southwest · Book Reviews · Woody's Corn Bread
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SN 104 2009
No. 15: Fall Equinox 1986
Fall Harvest Seed Saving · Interview of Rita Buchanan · Nutricomp: A Nutritional Outreach Project · Cultivated Crops of the Yuman Tribes · When the Rains Don't Come · Work Party Success! · Mexican Bookshelf on Genetic Resources · Corn Smut · Cooking Winter Squash
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SN 104 2009
No. 14: Summer Solstice 1986
Dyeing Yarn with Homegrown Indigo · Office Notes · Jean Andrews · 1986 Annual Report: A Bountiful Harvest · Seeds of Life · We Get Letters! · Update on Grassroots-USDA Collaboration · Burros or Burritos? · Garden Report · Cookery Know-How
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No. 13: Spring Equinox 1986
How is Land Degradation Affecting Plants? · Book Reviews · Grow Your Corn and Eat It Too · Boxes on a Low Budget
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No. 12: Winter Solstice 1985
Sonoran Desert Farming in the Past · Field Collecting the Plant Diversity of a Tepehuan Indian Village · Book Donations in Memory of Gabriel Williams · Book Reviews · Staff Changes · SEARCH Opens Office at Tucson Botanical Gardens · Highlights of Seed Conference, October, 1985
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No. 11: Fall Equinox 1985
New Garden Takes Shape at Tucson Botanical Gardens · Interesting Characteristics Noted for Mt. Pima Yellow Sweetcorn · Seed Saverrs in Their Own Right · Putting Teparies Back on the Map · Book Reviews · Garden Seed Inventory Revisited · SEARCH Recognized by Governor's Commission
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No. 10: Summer Solstice 1985
Tumamoc Globe-berry: the Sonoran Desert's Endangered Cucurbit · 1985 Annual Report: Growth and New Activities · Seed Conference · Book Reviews · Dean Portman - Spring Intern · Tepary Workshop
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SN 104 2009
No. 9: Spring Equinox 1985
New Seeds for Spring · Book Reviews · Seed Savers in Their Own Right · Is Sonoran Panic Grass Endangered? · Linda Parker is Winter Intern · Survey Points to Interest in Native Gardening
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SN 104 2009
No. 8: Winter Solstice 1984
In Hot Pursuit of Wild Chiles · Native Seeds/SEARCH is in Focus · I'Itoi's Mystery Onion · Book Reviews · Seed Savers in Their Own Right · Wild Beans and Useful Genes · Native Foods Analysed · Internship News
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No. 7: Fall Equinox 1984
In Situ Conservation of Native Crop Diversity in the U.S./Mexico Borderlands · Mexicans Receive Seed Collection · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · Review of El Fin del Principio · Keeping Squash Seedstocks Pure · The Squash that Ate New York · SEARCH Recognized for In Situ Conservation · New Grant for Native Corn Collection
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SN 104 2009
No. 6: Summer Solstice 1984
Desert Adapted Criollo Cattle · Book Reviews · We've Come Full Circle: Native Seeds/SEARCH Annual Report 1983-1984 · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · SEARCH is Looking For a Few Good Understudies · Safekeeping Mexican Genetic Resources
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SN 104 2009
No. 5: Spring Equinox 1984
Board of Advisors to NS/S Initiated · Sonoran Panicgrass: Does It Merit U.S. Endangered Species Status? · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · Book Reviews · Native Food Nutrition Update · New Sprout Arrives
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SN 104 2009
No. 4: Winter Solstice 1983
We're Tax Exempt!... and Other Good News · Historic Prescott Dry Farm Yields Suggest Future Opportunities · Saving Seeds and Breeds of AmerIndian Heritage · Book Review · Native Blue Corn Cookery Know-How · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · Publications Reviewed
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No. 3: Fall Equinox 1983
Conserving Beans - From the FAO to the Mountains of Mexico · Tucson Goes Native for San Juan · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · Volunteers · Recent Writings by NS/SEARCHers · Book Reviews · Wild Chile Search · Winter Crops Available
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SN 104 2009
No. 2: Summer Solstice 1983
Wild Relatives of Crops in the Southwest · Tarahumara Indian Country Explored for Seeds · Native Seeds/SEARCH Update · Seedkeepers in Their Own Right · Book Reviews · Price Increases of Native Foods: Will They Rise Out of Reach? · Keeping Alive Food Options in Deserts: Native Seeds/SEARCH
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No. 1: Spring Equinox 1983
Native Seeds/SEARCH Projects · Seed-Keepers in Their Own Right · Book Reviews
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What Came Before... Meals for Millions Southwest Traditional Crop Conservancy Garden and Seed Bank
 
Introduction · Purpose · Seed Distribution Policy · Seeds Available · Exchange Corner · Seed Companies Providing Southwest Traditional Crop Seeds · Increase Garden · Documenting the Value of Native Crop Diversity · Mahina's Journal Notes on Germination, Flowering and Harvest Times of Desert Crops · Cooking and Recipes · Nutrition and Tradition: Where Do Seeds Fit In? · New Additions to Our Seed Collections · Spreading the Word · Publications Available · Acknowledgements
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