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Joseph Lofthouse

Joseph Lofthouse taught landrace gardening at conferences hosted by the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, National Heirloom Expo, Organic Seed Alliance, Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA-NY), and Utah Farm & Food Conference. He is World Tomato Society ambassador. [p] Joseph learned seed saving from his grandfather and father, on a 6th generation family farm. He worked as a chemist before melting down due to the ethical dilemmas. He sought refuge in a monastery, taking a vow of poverty, before returning to farming in his home village. He grew market vegetables for three years then transitioned to seed keeping, landrace development, speaking, and writing. His varieties are sold by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, Experimental Farm Network, Giving Ground Seeds, Snake River Seed Cooperative, Wild Mountain Seeds, Seed Savers Exchange, High Ground Gardens, Miss Penn's Mountain Seeds, and Hawthorn Farm Organic Seeds. Contact details on his web site: