Meet Your Farmer
We promote fair trade, organic practices and environmental responsibility throughout the Restoration Seeds supply chain. Below are the family farmers and seed suppliers who bring our open pollinated seeds to you.
Hobbs and Meyer Farms
Certified Organic by CO Dept. of Ag.
Seed grower since 1996
We are a family farm business located in Avondale, Colorado and La Puebla, New Mexico. Our mission is to renew and strengthen communities by stewarding the land and guiding the health of seed, food and people. We grow a wide diversity of certified organic crops on 43 irrigated acres at three locations. At our Colorado farms we produce garlic, open pollinated seeds, fresh vegetables, grains, sour cherries and mulberries. In New Mexico we concentrate on apples and culinary herbs.We also partner with several other farms in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico to supplement our seed offerings and manage seed isolation distances. Our farmer partners are Mer-Girl Gardens in La Villita, NM, White Mountain Farm in Mosca, CO and Ring-a-Ding Farm in Howard, CO.We grow 8 varieties of garlic; approximately 70 varieties of open pollinated vegetable, herb and flower seeds; specialty produce; and ancient and heritage grains. Our value added food products are marketed under the brand "Campo y Cocina". Our seeds are marketed under the brand "Farm Direct Organic Seed". Our produce is sold as "Hobbs & Meyer Farms".We are dedicated to on-going learning and improvement on our farms. We have have been certified Organic since 2001 and have designed our systems with principles from rotational, conservation, regenerative, and biodynamic agricultural farming systems. We are also working on developing habitat and forage for pollinating insects on our properties.