- Vegetables: beans, cucurbits, tomatoes
- Crop Production: seed saving, seed bank
- Education and Training: demonstration
- Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems
Three farms and a sustainable forestry operation will cooperate to research, select, cultivate and harvest an assortment of seed varieties chosen for their suitability to the Ozark Bioregion. The seed collection will include seeds of organic heirloom vegetables, native North American wildflowers and herbs, and edible "forest garden" plants for woods cultivation.