William Schlegel and Family
Grower Code: WS
William Schlegel is an educator, botanist, and gardener. As an educator he loves to teach students about botany, plant breeding, seeds, and the natural world. As a botanist he is fascinated by the conservation of plants and the effects of climate change on sustainable food systems. He sees plant breeding as a way citizen scientists can help adapt their communities to climate change. He has contributed several new varieties to the Snake River Seed catalogue and is working on more. He has ten isolation gardens spread over eight acres near Ronan MT where he grows breeding projects of tomatoes, corn, squash, and fava beans. Aimee Schlegel also a botanist grows cut flower seeds, Both Aimee and William grow native wildflowers. Theodore Schlegel usually grows watermelons with William and is now five.