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If anyone had doubts about the provenance of the seeds sold by Farmer Seed & Nursery, this page from the 1907 catalog would put them to rest.  Photos of three farms producing the seeds are shown.  The text boasts the fact that the business, warehouses, and farms are locally owned. And one farm was formerly owned by a general in the Mexican War!  Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery…

If anyone had doubts about the provenance of the seeds sold by Farmer Seed & Nursery, this page from the 1907 catalog would put them to rest. Photos of three farms producing the seeds are shown. The text boasts the fact that the business, warehouses, and farms are locally owned. And one farm was formerly owned by a general in the Mexican War! Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery…

Veggie lovers in 1909 were treated to a delightful collection of colorful specimens on the back of the Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog from spring of that year.  The images included mouthwatering celery, eggplant, musk melon, carrots, tomatoes, lettuce, corn and much, much more.   Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

Veggie lovers in 1909 were treated to a delightful collection of colorful specimens on the back of the Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog from spring of that year. The images included mouthwatering celery, eggplant, musk melon, carrots, tomatoes, lettuce, corn and much, much more. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

The front cover image on the Farmer Seed & Nursery 1907 catalog appears almost biblical. Women in long dresses and headscarves are shown gleaning in a wheat field. But the dainty border surrounding the image brings the scene back to focus with roses, pansies, grapes, and vegetables surrounding the bucolic view. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

The front cover image on the Farmer Seed & Nursery 1907 catalog appears almost biblical. Women in long dresses and headscarves are shown gleaning in a wheat field. But the dainty border surrounding the image brings the scene back to focus with roses, pansies, grapes, and vegetables surrounding the bucolic view. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

Father and son take a break from their farm labors on the cover of the 1917 catalog of Farmer Seed & Nursery Co.  As children do, this one poses a question to his father as they gaze across a pitiful corn field to the neighbor's prosperous looking fields.  "Why didn't we buy 'Farmer Brand' seed like the Jones'es?"   Why, indeed.  Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

Father and son take a break from their farm labors on the cover of the 1917 catalog of Farmer Seed & Nursery Co. As children do, this one poses a question to his father as they gaze across a pitiful corn field to the neighbor's prosperous looking fields. "Why didn't we buy 'Farmer Brand' seed like the Jones'es?" Why, indeed. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

The 1922 issue of the Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog showcased their "three leaders."  These were the Premium Osage Musk Melon, Early Copenhagen Market Cabbage, and the Detroit Dark Red Prize Beet.  The collection could be had for only 25 cents.  Maybe these specimens were grown on the idyllic farm depicted in the background.  Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888; Andersen Horticultural Library has a collection of their vintage catalogs.

The 1922 issue of the Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog showcased their "three leaders." These were the Premium Osage Musk Melon, Early Copenhagen Market Cabbage, and the Detroit Dark Red Prize Beet. The collection could be had for only 25 cents. Maybe these specimens were grown on the idyllic farm depicted in the background. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888; Andersen Horticultural Library has a collection of their vintage catalogs.

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Lifelike renderings of Golden Jewel and Silver Jewel corn and Farmer Brand Alfalfa  promised that these varieties were "the biggest moneymakers for the American farmer."  Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

Lifelike renderings of Golden Jewel and Silver Jewel corn and Farmer Brand Alfalfa promised that these varieties were "the biggest moneymakers for the American farmer." Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

On the cover of this 1915 Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog, a very special horse is hand fed the first of the White Danish Oats harvested. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888; Andersen Horticultural Library has a collection of their vintage catalogs.

On the cover of this 1915 Farmer Seed & Nursery catalog, a very special horse is hand fed the first of the White Danish Oats harvested. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888; Andersen Horticultural Library has a collection of their vintage catalogs.

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The spring 1909 Farm and Garden Seeds catalog published by Farmer Seed & Nursery Co. features a colorful cover. The montage of idyllic scenes depict contented cows wading in a pond under the boughs of a majestic tree, a farmer "shocking" his corn crop at sunset, and a handful of poppy blossoms. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

The spring 1909 Farm and Garden Seeds catalog published by Farmer Seed & Nursery Co. features a colorful cover. The montage of idyllic scenes depict contented cows wading in a pond under the boughs of a majestic tree, a farmer "shocking" his corn crop at sunset, and a handful of poppy blossoms. Farmer Seed & Nursery originated in Faribault, MN in 1888. Andersen Horticultural Library hosts a collection of vintage Farmer Seed & Nursery catalogs.

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