Tag Archive | school gardens

And The Tour Goes On

This is a quick update on my Texas Earth Day Tour for the Seed Savers Series. The week in Houston was fun, best of all was meeting my “biggest fan in Texas,” Andi and her family and taking a walk through her urban woods. She told us all about the grapes, berries, and other food […]

Heirloom (Seed Savers, #3) by S. Smith

Originally posted on Epic Book Quest:
In a grim future where food comes in packets and gardening is illegal . . . Brother and sister, Clare and Dante, have escaped to Canada and are sent to live with the Woods, a wonderful couple who run an apple orchard. There they attend classes taught by the…

When Would You Break the Law?

What if it were illegal to garden? Would you break the law by growing your own vegetables or buying from those who do? Would it make a difference if it had always been illegal in your lifetime versus something that BECAME ILLEGAL? This is a hypothetical “what-if” that I started thinking about while examining the […]

Garden Talk

On Saturday I spent six hours sitting behind a table advertising myself as an author. It was Earth Day at the Oregon Garden, and since my book is about seeds, gardens, and knowing what food is and where it comes from, I thought it was an appropriate venue. Here’s the funny part: many people didn’t […]

Gardening Fiction for Spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Big Ag Has Won the War On Food In New Middle Grade Series New book series imagines a future where gardening is illegal SALEM, Ore. March 17, 2013—In S. Smith’s exciting new dystopian series, Seed Savers, corporate agriculture and the government have merged into one controlling agency—GRIM. Gardening and seed ownership is […]

Kid Review of Seed Savers:Treasure

Kid Review of Seed Savers:Treasure

  For a kid’s perspective on Seed Savers:Treasure, hop on over to This Kid Reviews Books to see what ten-year-old Erik thinks.  Thanks again, Erik!

Book Update Seed Savers

Although book 2, Lily, was scheduled for release in August, due to the fact that the covers for the series are getting a makeover, there will be a slight delay in its release.  I’m very excited about the new covers, but it is a busy time of year and I’m not sure when they will […]