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18th January 2022 Meet the Indiana Jones of vegetables - Labaroma podcast

 I talk in this podcast with LabAroma host Collen Quinn about my work finding, saving and sharing rare, unusual and endangered vegetables can be heard here: https://www.labaroma.com/podcasts/adam-alexander

Chelsea Green announces book deal

 

25th November 2021 – Chelsea Green lands book from ‘Indiana Jones of vegetables’

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/chelsea-green-lands-book-indiana-jones-vegetables-alexander-1291581

Radio New Zealand interview

24th September 2021 – extended interview with Kathryn Ryan on her Nine to Noon Show

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018813694/adam-alexander-seed-detective

 

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Three of my favourite peas looking blooming lovely. The promise of a brilliant mange tout to come with the purple flower of Jaune de Madras, the blousy flower of Dwarf Defiance and pretty double flowers of Carters Dwarf Sugar pea which are perfect for pots and small gardens

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More planting out of crops for ⁦@HeritageSeedsUK⁩ using a pinch of excellent ⁦@CarbonGold⁩ in the planting hole. Morden Yellow is an ex-commercial Canadian cultivar no longer in production. Looking forward to see just how delicious they are and to save loads of seed.

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The first pods of ⁦@HeritageSeedsUK⁩ dwarf pea Tom Thumb. Gorgeous in a pot and even better consumed

A trugfull of treats for a spring supper. Durham Early cabbage, Syrian Small broad beans and Douce Provence peas all grown from my home-saved seed. I cannot claim the asparagus which I bought as crowns. Too delicious to do anything more than steam and eat with a little butter 😋

Perfect weather for planting out @HeritageSeedsUK runner bean SIMM’s Corsair which I am growing out for seed for the library. Now time needed to encourage those leaders to twine 😋😋

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⁦@RealFarmED⁩ ⁦@wrffc21⁩ offers of land for people seeking to start regenerative enterprises are up on the web. Interested in a new life on the land in Monmouthshire and the Brecon Beacons. Know people who are? For Land Seekers - Our Food 1200 https://ourfood1200.wales/land-seekers/