U.S. Ark of Taste
Saving Cherished Foods, One Product at a Time

Victory Seeds® believes in the work of Slow Food USA and that their "Ark of Taste" program is worth promoting and supporting. "The US Ark of Taste is a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of extinction. By promoting and eating Ark products we help ensure they remain in production and on our plates." Seed varieties that have "boarded the Slow Food Ark of Taste" are indicated on our website with this graphic, .
Products (Total Items: 26)
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Amish Paste Tomato
Fruit is bright red, flavorful, plum-shaped, weigh about 8 ounces.
Arikara Yellow Bush Dry Bean
A very old heirloom predating the European settlement of America. Used as a snap or dry bean.
Aunt Ruby's German Green Tomato
Green colored, beefsteak-type. Sweet juicy flesh, refreshing spicy flavor.
Boston Marrow Squash
The original, early winter squash. Beautiful, productive and tasty.
Brandywine, Sudduth Strain - Tomato
Potato-leaf plants produce large, oblate, pink fruit.
Chalk's Early Jewel Tomato
Vigorous, productive and reliable; red, smooth fruits with nice balanced flavor.
Cherokee Purple Tomato
Large (12-16 ounces), dark pink with darker purple shoulders with an outstanding flavor.
Cherokee Trail of Tears<br><b>SOLD OUT until 2023</b>
Cherokee family heirloom used for snap or dry beans.
Ferris Wheel Tomato
A good, 19th Century, pink tomato. Juicy, mild and slightly sweet.
Green Striped Cushaw Squash
Flesh is light colored, fine grained, very dry and resembles sweet potatoes in flavor.
Hanson Improved Head Lettuce
Large, yellowish-green heads with frilled leaves and white hearts.
Jacob's Cattle Bush Dry Bean
Sweet, meaty, and good as a baking bean.
Kleckley's Sweet Watermelon
Oblong, dark green, up to forty pounds, very sweet, dark red flesh.
Livingston's Globe Tomato
Productive, excellent flavored, pink fruit.
Livingston's Golden Queen Tomato
Livingston's, "Queen of all the Yellows." Beautiful yellow with blossom-end blush.
Mississippi Silver Southern Pea
Pods are silvery-green and produced large, meaty, brown seeds.
Moon and Stars Watermelon
Dark green skin speckled with bright yellow spots of various sizes.
Musselburgh Leek
Very large and hardy, tender white, mild flavored stalks, with fan-shaped leaves.
Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter Tomato
Large, pink, over a pound each and one of the best beefsteak flavors available.
Red Creole C5 Onion
'Red Creole C5' onions deep globe, deep-red colored skin with purple-red, firm flesh that is deliciously pungent with a spicy-sweet flavor.
Red Mammoth Fodder Beet
Oval to spindle-shaped roots can reach 20-25 pounds.
San Marzano Tomato
Paste-type fruits, red, elongated in shape, meaty and tasty.
Seven Top Turnip
A pre-1800 variety grown over winter for spring turnip greens
Sheboygan Tomato
Balanced and complex flavor. Excellent for fresh eating, paste, sauce, or for canning.
Stowell's Evergreen Sweet Corn
Oldest named sweet corn variety; 8-inch ears produce from 10-14 rows of sweet, white, tender kernels.
White Marrowfat Bean<br><b>SOLD OUT
Large, egg-shaped dry beans. Excellent for baking and soups.
We look forward to future cooperation with Slow Food USA, which works to introduce more consumers to heirloom varieties. For more information visit: Slow Food USA

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