Season 6, Episode 8
March 2nd and 9th, 2019

Saving Seeds & Stories with John Coykendall
Knoxville native John Coykendall, Master Gardener and seed saver of heirloom seed shares some stories with Amy.  John tells us how he became a seed saver, some of the varieties he has saved, where to find old time heirloom seed like the ones he saves, and shares some cute stories.Amy and John worked in the garden at Blackberry Farm together in 2007 where Amy learned from John the importance of these heirloom seed.  Many of the varieties that he has saved can be purchased at http://www.seedsavers.org/
More information on John Coykendall  http://www.blackberryfarm.com/about/family/team/johncoykendall
Links:
John Coykendall on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/john.coykendall.3
Fred Sauceman “Pot Luck Radio”: https://www.facebook.com/fred.sauceman
Seed Savers Exchange (John Coykendall has donated seed to Seed Savers Exchange: https://www.seedsavers.org/
Blount County Seed Library Details: http://www.blountlibrary.org/1464/Seed-Library
Slow Food TN Valley / Ijam’s Nature Center? John Coykendall event March 31st: https://www.facebook.com/events/317296802258316/
Sponsor of The Tennessee Farm Table is Century Harvest Farms: https://centuryharvest.org/about
Emi Sunshine sings our theme song: http://theemisunshine.com/

John Coykendall, photo by Ashley Valentine-Coykendall.

John Coykendall, photo by Ashley Valentine-Coykendall.

Some seed packs with John’s writing.

Some seed packs with John’s writing.

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