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There's nothing cozier than curling up with a seed catalog and dreaming about next year's garden. Seedy Business is a soothing, pathologically low-stakes chat between Allison, a biologist, and Roman, just some guy, about garden seeds and how they are marketed. Its primary function is to distract from our hell world.

There's nothing cozier than curling up with a seed catalog and dreaming about next year's garden. Seedy Business is a soothing, pathologically low-stakes chat between Allison, a biologist, and Roman, just some guy, about garden seeds and how they are marketed. Its primary function is to distract from our hell world.

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United States

Description:

There's nothing cozier than curling up with a seed catalog and dreaming about next year's garden. Seedy Business is a soothing, pathologically low-stakes chat between Allison, a biologist, and Roman, just some guy, about garden seeds and how they are marketed. Its primary function is to distract from our hell world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 30: Hudson Valley Seed Company 2021

2/19/2021
Allison and Roman read from the artistically inclined Hudson Valley Seed Company's 2021 catalog, debate which cities are cool enough but not too cool to have carrot hot dogs, and wonder what type of vegetables they can grow in the absence of both sun and soil. Also: Roman eats a chiltepin pepper on mic, making for some truly unlistenable audio. Hudson Valley Seed 2021 Catalog Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:45

Seedy Shorts: Valentine's Day Special - Roses from HeirloomRoses.com

2/12/2021
A very special Valentine's Day Seedy Short. Please forgive our egregious mispronunciations of French. Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:07:48

Episode 29: Native Seeds/SEARCH 2021

2/5/2021
Allison and Roman enjoy the beautifully designed and ideologically commendable Native Seeds/SEARCH 2021 catalog, revisit their local race for Soil and Water Commissioner, express regret over not having taken a pile of dirt from the side of the road, watch some dude eat chiltepins and evangelize for crypto-currency, and discuss what statues they'd like to have in their own garden. Let us know if you have or want any statues in your garden, or better yet send pictures! Papa Pepper chiltepin...

Duration:00:41:39

Seedy Shorts - Melons That Are Not Watermelons from Willhite Seed 2021

1/29/2021
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:47

Episode 28: Willhite Seed 2021

1/22/2021
Allison and Roman discuss the Willhite Seed 2021 Catalog as their next-door neighbor throws an exceedingly ill-advised super-spreader party. They cancel Baker Creed Seeds over their Cliven Bundy fiasco, ponder the tautology of the Truck Buster watermelon, take a big ole' dump on Morgan County Seeds, and render their podcast unlistenable with drive-time radio sound effects. Willhite Seed, Inc. 2021 Catalog Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:58

Seedy Shorts - Beneficial Insects from Territorial Seed Companys Spring 2021 Catalog

1/15/2021
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:40

Episode 27: Territorial Seed Company Spring 2021

1/8/2021
Ringing in the new year in style, Allison and Roman discuss the Territorial Seed Company's Spring 2021 catalog, fantasize like perverts about this coming year's garden, and take a huge dump on the melon of our youth: the honeydew. Territorial Seed Company Spring 2021 Catalog Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:39:32

Seedy Shorts: Artificial Christmas Trees!

1/1/2021
Allison and Roman offer you a very special holiday Seedy Short installment wherein we allow you to look upon our horrible forms and read you descriptions of artificial Christmas Trees. Happy New Year! Over on the Instagram, you can watch this Seedy Short as our FIRST FORAY INTO VIDEO CONTENT. Balsam Hill Artificial Trees Seedy Shorts are (typically) brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're...

Duration:00:21:57

Episode 26: Christmas Trees!

12/25/2020
In Part 1 of their holiday special, Allison and Roman read description of Christmas Tree varieties, debate the comparative merits of the National Christmas Tree Association and pickyourownchristmastree.org, speculate on what kind of tree their cat would most enjoy eating, and admire the Grinch's big ole' ass. Tune in next Friday both here and on our Instagram for a very special Seedy Short where we'll read descriptions of *fake* Christmas trees. Christmas Tree descriptions from...

Duration:00:29:14

Seedy Shorts: New Offerings from Fedco Seeds and Supplies 2021

12/18/2020
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:39

Episode 25: Fedco Seeds and Supplies 2021

12/11/2020
Allison and Roman dive into the hot-off-the-presses 2021 Fedco catalog which - SPOILER ALERT - is one of the greats. They also fret about whether Trader Joes owns intellectual copyright over their sweet potatoes, itch their chigger bites, and argue over Allisons's stubborn refusal to acknowledge the Fahrenheit system. And after a brief hiatus, they welcome the return of their now-classic segment What the Fuck Is That? Plant or Marvel character edition... Instagram:...

Duration:00:46:12

Seedy Shorts: Vegetables of Exceptional Merit from Bolgiano's Spring 1970

12/4/2020
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:04:37

Episode 24: Bolgiano's Spring 1970

11/27/2020
In the fourth installment in their retro series, Allison and Roman go back 50 years to Bolgiano's Spring 1970 catalog, nostalgize on tiny V8 juice cans, jello-molds and all things 70s, and encounter some of Burpee's most grotesque, meat-centric copy yet. Horticultural History Blogspot entry on Bolgiano's (credit: Emma Craib) Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:44:40

Seedy Shorts: Sage from Richters Herb and Vegetable Catalog

11/20/2020
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:37

Episode 23: Richters 2020 Herb and Vegetable Catalog

11/13/2020
Suffering from post-election hangovers, Allison and Roman take solace in the expansive Richters 2020 Herb and Vegetable Catalog, explore the whimsical creations of mint guru/oracle Jim Westerfield, discuss to what extent various hot peppers resemble their bizarre namesakes, and aggressively insist that Cal Cunningham return Allison's $25 campaign contribution. The suggestive Peter Pepper Monkey Face Pepper Jimmy Westerfield's hit single "Another Time (Another Place)" Instagram:...

Duration:00:33:30

Seedy Shorts: Non-Garlic offerings from Filaree Garlic Farm

11/6/2020
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:06:18

Episode 22: Filaree Garlic Farm 2020

10/30/2020
In their 2020 Election Special, Allison and Roman give a rundown of their hotly contested, local Soil and Water Commissioner race, discuss the charming Filaree Garlic Farm catalog, and finally find common ground on their mutual hatred of garlic presses. Hey. Hey. Please vote. Or at least burn something down. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com Info on Interlude Music by Doctor Turtle here

Duration:00:49:31

Seedy Shorts: Candy Corn!

10/23/2020
A very special, slightly-less-short, Halloween bonus episode! Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:23:25

Episode 21: Pumpkins!

10/16/2020
Our first holiday themed episode! Allison and Roman read pumpkin seed descriptions, from the elegant and iconic Rouge Vif d'Etampes to the SPOOKTACULAR Warty Goblin. Stay tuned for next week's Seedy Short focused on candy corn... Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com Info on Interlude Music by Doctor Turtle here

Duration:00:42:58

Seedy Shorts: "New for 2021" listings from Strictly Medicinal Seeds

10/9/2020
Seedy Shorts, brief episodes of straight readings of beautifully composed seed descriptions with no additional commentary. Because we recognize we're insufferable and should just get out of the way sometimes. Released on off-Fridays, in between episodes of Seedy Business. Instagram: SeedyBusinessPod Twitter: SeedyBusiness Email: SeedyBusinessPod@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:11