This first appeared in the Left Hand Valley Courier in 2007 as part of my Vicinity And Beyond series.
Also new is an area where seeds are started for employees to take home for their own gardens. Coming soon are some redesigned seed packets. The watercolor designs will stay, but the packets are getting just a bit of an upgrade, including a better way of distinguishing which seeds are certified as organic.
But the old article is still timely. As we creep into planting season, it's interesting to take a look at one of the companies that handles the seeds that you might plant this spring that will bring food to your table later in the year.
The answer, at least for some of them, is that they’re packaged right here in Vicinity. Botanical Interests, a seed packaging company that ships nationwide (and further) has its roots in Niwot and its plant (puns intended) in Broomfield.