Heirloom Seed Store News

Welcome to The Heirloom Seed Store featuring Franchi Old World Italian Seeds!  As fifth generation Farmers and Purveyors of Franchi Sementi, known worldwide for the quality of their seeds.  These are the ONLY seeds we sell.  We use them on our farm and now you can grow them too!  With over 500 varieties of Italian Heirloom, Non GMO seeds from which to choose you will be producing healthy plants that provide great tasting food for you and your family.  Please enjoy your visit and stay well!  We look forward to serving you!  Farmer John and Eda

FALL GARDEN PLANTING: NOW IS THE TIME!       Here are some planting ideas to inspire you......


  • 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