Johnny’s Selected Seeds celebrates 50th anniversary

Johnny’s Selected Seeds celebrates 50th anniversary

The company ships seeds, tools, and supplies to commercial growers and home gardeners across the United States and regularly supplies seeds to over 50 countries worldwide.

For 50 years, Johnny's Selected Seeds has been dedicated to helping families, friends and communities to feed one another by providing quality seeds, tools, information and service.

"The employee-owners at Johnny's are passionate about supporting local agriculture across the US and Canada," said David Mehlhorn, CEO at Johnny's. "For 50 years, we have strived to provide the best products and service to each customer and feel eternally indebted to all the farmers and gardeners whose patronage has helped us to remain in business for half a century. We are also grateful for our global supply partners who have developed products to directly support our business and customers." 

Company founder Rob Johnston Jr. started selling seeds from a farmhouse attic when he was 22 years of age. His vision: offer flavorful and unique varieties paired with information growers need to be successful.

In 1975, Johnston moved the company to a farm in Albion, Maine, and began developing trialing and breeding programs that uniquely focused on the needs of market growers and avid home gardeners.

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