“There needs to be a vision and coming together and doing something in an organized way to protect the land” -Rob Johnston

Johnny’s Selected Seeds

Protected By: Maine Farmland Trust

About the Farm
Johnny’s Selected Seeds strives to help families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service. They are a 100% employee owned company and offer a huge variety of seeds internationally. In 2012, owners Rob Johnston and Janika Eckert donated easements on two of their research fields comprising of 119 acres.

Biography of Farmers
Rob Johnston started Johnny’s Selected Seeds in 1973 with $500 in savings, space in a farmhouse attic, and a vision to start a seed company that produced delicious and easy-to-grow vegetables. In 2013 he received the All-America Selections Breeders Cup Award, signifying 40 years of growing accomplishments.



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