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Matthew Hoffman

Co-founder, The Living Seed Company

Matthew Hoffman is Co-Founder of The Living Seed Company, an organic and heirloom seed company, dedicated to planting the seeds of World Peace through supporting the act of families, friends and communities growing food together. The Living Seed Company preserves the diversity in our food through the distribution and growing of open pollinated seeds and educating about the life affirming art of seed saving. Matthew’s seed expertise has appeared in Pacific Horticulture, Urban Farm and Mother Earth News magazine as well as The San Francisco Chronicle. He has been a featured speaker at Esalan, The Heirloom Expo and the San Francesco Flower & Garden Show. The Living Seed Company’s Glass Gem corn was chosen as #1 Best of the West in Sunset magazine in 2014. The Living Seed Company hosted and presented the Bioneers Conference Post Conference Intensive in 2015. Matthew and his wife Astrid live and farm happily in Point Reyes Station, CA.

Visit The Living Seed Company, booth #2527 in the Plant Market, at this year’s show.


Protecting Heirlooms: Get Started on Seed Saving

Seeds are critical to life! Matthew Hoffman, Co-Founder of The Living Seed Company, will introduce the process of seed saving through this vital demonstration. He’ll explore the various methods of seed saving, from wet to dry, and the tools needed. Matthew will also discuss the history, types of seeds, planning, technique, harvest, processing and storage. He will ‘plant the seed’ on how you can be successful in seed saving in your own garden!

Thursday, Feb 18 at 11:45 am / DIY Stage