Event highlights popularity, importance of older varieties of plants; attendees say they’re ‘survivo
By: Jim Williamson - Texarkana Gazette
Staff photo by Jim Williamson
• Joyce Bowman checks over a packet of seeds during a recent seed swap at Little River County Farmer’s Market in Ashdown, Ark. The free seed swap was sponsored by University of Central Arkansas to conserve the state’s agricultural heritage.
Even Little River County Judge Clayton Castleman was checking out the seeds as a prized possession in a recent farmers’ market seed swap.
The swap in Ashdown was part of the University of Central Arkansas’ seed swap circulating among ...