Here you will find podcasts, radio interviews and contributions I have made to magazines and websites


An interview with Mollie Brown for Horticulture magazine published 4th September 2023 which you can read here

Adventures in Albania with Mjedesi TV

I was interviewed by Monika Ferruni about my work as a seed detective and views of Albania’s amazing and inspirational regenerative agriculture.  You can view here


Chasing Heirloom Seed with the Seed Detective

Hosted by Dr Beth Bennet, this programme first aired on KGNU Boulder – Denver 88.5FM/1390AM How on Earth on 25th March 2023, the KGNU Science Show and can be streamed or downloaded here

Inspirational Lifetime Quest To Save Endangered Vegetable Seeds From Extinction

An extensive review of The Seed Detective published on 4th April 2023 on knowwhereourfoodcomesfrom  that promotes local and sustainable agriculture that cares for people, animals, land and water can be read here 

An interview with Cassandra Quave of Foodie Pharmacology

Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Published on 20th February 2023, you can watch the podcast on YouTube or listen to it here


Adam Alexander tracks down and saves heritage vegetable seeds from across the world, supplying them to gene banks and returning lost varieties to uprooted communities.

An article published in the December 2022 edition of The Environment magazine can be read here

Champion of Rarest Veg

‘Seed Detective’ Adam Alexander is working hard to preserve the flavours of yesteryear.  Sue Bradley meets the ‘Indiana Jones’ of vegetables

An article published in the November edition of Monmouthshire living can be read here: Adam Alexander-Monmouthshire Living-Nov2022

The Joe Gardener Show

This is a podcast I did first broadcast 15th September 2022 with my kindred spirit Joe Lamp’l.  You can listen to it here


This Seed Detective Travels the World Tracking Down Lost Crops

By Emily Baron Cadlof. This article was published in Modern Farmer on 29th September 2022 and can be found here

Epic Gardening Podcast

From 6th to 12th September I am interviewed by Kevin Espiritu about my life as a seed detective and some of the vegetables I have discovered on my adventures and which appear in my new book.

Want to listen?  You can here


The Weekend Gardener with Niki Jabbour

An interview on City News  95.7 Nova Scotia on August 28th 2022.  You can listen here  (22mins and 25 seconds into the show)

How to harvest strawberry seeds to get free plants

Sharing my approach can be read here 

Gardening etc. Written by Terresa Conway 15th August 2022

How to Harvest sunflower seeds

Sharing my approach with other growers can be read here

Gardening etc. Written by Teressa Conway 5th August 2022

Meet the Great Seed Detective

Adam Alexander preserves heirloom vegetables and the history they represent.

The article can be read here

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:


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

Radio New Zealand interview

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



Seed Detective Twitter

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