Re: [gardeners] Importing seeds FYI

Margaret Lauterbach (
Fri, 20 Jul 2001 11:20:32 -0600

Offhand, I saw nothing about seeds on your recommended site. It's easier to 
ask the post office what's permitted and what's not. Margaret L

At 12:47 PM 7/20/01 -0400, you wrote:
>The Dept of agriculture USDA has strict guidelines for accepting import
>material germplasm within the continental US.
>The simple act of accepting seed, albeit as harmless as it may seem can
>decimate a producing community and bring the economy to it's knees.
>As Dan has clearly stated, to become a clearinghouse to accept seed and then
>re-distribute is restricted and the fines for this are quite hefty and
>imprisonment or both if caught.