But the article was really talking about the upsurge in heirloom seeds and seed-saving in general. Baker Creek now mails more than 300,000 spring catalogs! The Seed Savers Exchange has brought many, many old fruits and vegetables back from near extinction, including the Moon & Stars Watermelon, snatched from limbo in the backyard garden of a Missouri farmer in 1980.
I wish I could link you to the Cooking Light article, but I couldn't find a link. You'll just have to go buy the issue! Another incentive: I made the Loaded Potato Soup for dinner last night and it was super fast, super easy, and super good!