Heirloom Seed Store News

     We Are Ready For You.....

Welcome to The Heirloom Seed Store featuring Franchi Old World Italian Seeds which was established to provide the highest quality authentic Italian seeds for growers and gardeners of all sizes to grow authentic Italian vegetables, herbs and flowers while bringing a bit of the Italian flavor and spirit into your home As fifth generation Farmers and Purveyors of Franchi Sementi, known worldwide for the quality and variety of their seeds, we are here for you to grow and enjoy the fruits of your labor!  These are the ONLY seeds we sell.  We only use Franchi Seeds on our farm and now you can grow them too!  With over 550 old world varieties of Italian Heirloom, Non GMO seeds from which to choose you will be producing healthy plants that provide great tasting food healthy for you and your family.  Please enjoy your visit and stay well!  We look forward to serving you!  Farmer John, Eda and Kathy! 

You are Important to Us!       

Planting ideas for Fall/Winter:

Beet    Celery   Chive   Eggplant   Fennel   Leek   Lettuce   Lovage    Onion    Parsley    Pea   Pepper   Radish    Rue   Sage   Spinach  Spring Onion  Tomato  

Alyssum    Aster   Calendula   California Poppy   Coleus   Cosmos  Dahlia  Delphinium   Edelweiss   Gerbera  Godetia   Gomphrena  Hollyhock   Lobellia    Marigold    Vinca   Stock     Zinnia 


"Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives depend.  We must protect this foundation as a safe and genetically stable source for future generations.  For the benefit of all farmers, gardeners, and consumers who want an alternative, we pledge that we do not knowingly buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants.  The mechanical transfer of genetic material outside of natural methods and between genera, families, or kingdoms, poses great biological risks as well as economic, political, and cultural threats..."

This pledge was signed by us & other companies that are concerned about this issue. 









    • Welcome to The Heirloom Seed Store!

      We carry the best selection of Franchi Old World Italian Seeds, imported directly from Italy, which means non-GMO, open-pollinated seed goodness. Take a look at our online store, where you’ll find over 400 varieties of Franchi heirloom seeds!

    • What to Start Now

      Carrots are easy to grow and best in cool conditions such as Spring or Fall. With over 10 varieties to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find one you love.

    • Violetto Precoce (Artichoke)

      A mid-early vigorous attractive plant producing medium sized, thornless purple artichoke globes which have tender meaty leaves. One of the most traditional of Italian vegetables. Non GMO.

    Boby Bianco String Beans

    These bush-type beans have a long, productive season. Thin, crisp and sweet taste. They’re our most popular bush bean. Give them a try today!

    Fresh from the Farm

    Happy Spring

    Hello to our Friends of The Heirloom Seed Store. Happy Spring!  . We believe people are thinking it is OK to start planning & planting their home gardens, again. The winter rains did not eliminate our drought, but our customers want to get their hands in the dirt! Many have already started! It is time to plant starts for our... Read More