Plant your way to food independence.

Most people have heard, and at least partially understand, that open-pollinated, non-hybrid, non-genetically modified, heirloom seeds are the best ones to plant. But not everyone knows exactly why. This information should help.

Unfortunately, there is a trend out there of relying on hybridized and cloned plants. In fact, genetically engineered foods are taking over. Among the problems with genetically modified foods is that the natural processes that plants go through as they produce seeds capable of replica reproduction are completely destroyed.

In order to breed desirable characteristics such as higher yield and more uniform size to accommodate the machinery used in industrial farming, hybrid plants are artificially cross-pollinated. But the seed produced by the second generation of hybrid plants does not reliably produce a true copy of that hybrid and often loses much of its yield potential.

This is a huge concern, although the government doesn’t seem to take it seriously. The key to stockpiling survival seeds is open-pollination. When a plant reproduces through natural means, it will adapt to local conditions and evolve reliably, especially in its own locality.

Open-pollinated plants are free from pesticides, chemicals and other forms of genetic modification by humans. Non-hybrid seeds are vibrant links in a long chain reaching back to ancient history. As always, nature knows what it is doing, and attempts to mess with nature usually fail.

Those who have acquired heirloom seeds have already taken a huge step in the right direction. Now it’s just a matter of fully utilizing those seeds in order to gain food independence that will serve your family well despite whatever disaster might occur. And even if you’re fortunate enough to avoid a major crisis during your lifetime, you’ll have better tasting, more nutritious and less expensive food than you would have had otherwise.

Does knowing that you and your family will be well fed regardless of food shortages, rising food prices and natural disasters give you a certain peace of mind that you didn’t have before you started growing your own food? Please let us know your thoughts about that.


Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Disclaimer loves free speech. But please be respectful and constructive. Our number one priority is to provide an environment where people can enjoy this website. We reserve the right to remove comments that violate our terms and conditions.

For any order status questions/comments please email us at [email protected] or visit our "Contact Us" page.
Contact Us| Terms & Conditions| Privacy Policy
Information contained on such as text, graphics, images and other materials are for educational use only. Although not guaranteed, every attempt has been made for accuracy. The information contained on is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or service. If you have any concerns or concerns about potential risks with implementing the information on, you should contact a registered professional for assistance and advice as is necessary to safely and properly complete any implementation. We may be a compensated affiliate for some of the services and products we introduce you to. We only introduce you to services and products that we have researched and believe have value.