In 2018 we grew 76 different varieties of okra and plan to repeat that trial with a diferent set of 76 varieties in 2019! Explore our research and varieties.


We are trialling Taro (Colocasia esculentain three different locations in North Carolina in 2019. The dual purpose (tubers and leaves) potential of this crop are quite excited!


With 43 strains of groundnut from Dr. Blackmon, 2019 will be an exciting yield trial for this native tuber!

The Utopian Seed Project is a hands in the earth organization, trialing crops and varieties to help you get the knowledge you need to grow, sell or eat better food. This information is open source and will help the backyard homesteader, the farmer, the chef, the school gardener. Below, each crop type will link to all the trials and research information we have collected. If you are interested in sponsoring a trail, helping out with a trial or suggesting a trial then get in touch!