Portland Seedhouse

Slow Food Portland Podcast with Evan Gregoire, Portland Seedhouse

Slow Food Portland’s podcast, Snail By Snail, aims to explore the meaning of Good, Clean, Fair food by engaging in conversations with farmers, chefs, producers and activists. This month’s installment features LET um EAT Seeder Evan Gregoire of Portland Seedhouse. Evan is a truly passionate farmer whose mission is to preserve and promote biodiversity, heirloom seeds and seed saving. Evan even mentioned LET um EAT in the interview, in the context of creating community, camaraderie and collaboration around food. Listen to this podcast to learn more and see below for details on a seed giveaway!

Snail by Snail Podcast: Evan Gregoire

Evan is a young farmer with a big vision: to save seeds in order to create an insurance policy against disease and famine and as a way to preserve a rich cultural heritage. This effort now takes shape as the Portland Seedhouse; a seed cooperative working to facilitate and encourage the saving of open pollinated seeds.

Listen in to hear:

  • His closed system method of farming
  • His favorite part about Terra Madre
  • Why biodiversity matters


    Giveaway details:

    Between May 18th and May 30th:

    1. Tweet a photo planting your spring garden, getting new seeds, or visiting your favorite seed bank with the hashtag #snailbysnail

    2. Then, spread the word:

    {Tweet it} Listen to @slowfoodpdx #snailbysnail podcast and join the giveaway for free seeds from Portland Seedhouse http://bit.ly/1rHPL5x

    We’ll announce 2 winners on May 31st! (Keep an eye on Twitter for a direct message from us)

    To follow Evan, you can see him on Instagram. His tomato starts are available exclusively at Pizza Jerk and Garden Fever.

    To access the seed saving guide mentioned in the podcast, head over here.

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