Better Heirloom Vegetables

This Oregon farmer breeds and rehabilitates heirloom vegetable varieties. Find out how he skillfully leads the evolutionary dance to help create better food for us all.

Harvesting Lettuce Seed
Seed breeder Frank Morton harvests vegetable seed at Gathering Together Farm in Philomath, Ore. For the past two decades, Morton has been on a quest to strengthen seed stock of organic vegetables, especially heirloom varieties. He breeds heirlooms and organic vegetables to harvest the seeds of the strongest and most desirable plants.