Sunflower seeds are one of the unique crops native to the American continents that are still popular today. Cultivated as early as 3000 B.C., Native American tribes honored the sunflower, using the seeds for food and oil, and other parts of the plant in ceremonies, clothing, and medicine.
With summer in full force, it’s time to head out and spend some quality time with everyone’s favorite lady, Mother Nature. But before heading into the wild, make sure to equip yourself with some essential, and dare we say genius, gear and goodies to guarantee you’ll be a happy camper.
There’s no denying that sunflower seed eating in baseball is a solid tradition. Maybe it’s the slow pace of the game, the nervous energy in the dugout, or a learned behavior from watching baseball players over the decades eat sunflower seeds. Whatever it is, it’s a tradition we embrace.
Ready for some baseball? We are. Opening Day is April 6th, and it can’t come soon enough.
To celebrate the time-honored tradition of eating sunflower seeds at baseball games, Chinook Seedery is giving away one year’s supply of the tastiest sunflower seeds to one lucky winner. (And consolation prizes to the top five runners-up.)
Sunflowers are a gorgeous addition to any garden and are widely cultivated due to the variety of uses for their seeds. This list of facts shows that there’s more than meets the eye with this towering flower!
Officials estimate that drowsy driving results in nearly 100,000 vehicle accidents a year. According to theNational Sleep Foundation, this results in an estimated 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and $12.5 billion in monetary losses.
It goes without saying that sunflower seeds taste good no matter where you’re eating them. But if you enjoy the process of sucking on a shell, cracking it wide open, and then spitting it out, you might not want to break out your bag at the next PTA meeting.
Every November on the third Thursday of the month, The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to stop smoking, even if for one day. This year The Great American Smokeout falls on November 20. TODAY!