COLUMBIA SEEDS® strategy is to focus resources on the marketing and brand development of its varieties while facilitating the flow of seed directly from the producer to the marketplace. Using this strategy, founding members Tom Pape and Scott Harer developed a “Value Direct Link®” between the producer and the marketplace.
Columbia Seeds® provides this “Value Direct Link®” through a close association with top quality Pacific Northwest growers and multichannel distribution systems. Columbia Seeds® “Value Direct Link®” from producer to local and world markets means tremendous value and savings for the entire grass seed industry.
STABLE SEED SOURCE With Columbia Seeds® you’ll discover a stable seed supply through better inventory management. Columbia Seeds® direct network of affiliate growers allows immediate access to the type and amount of seed you’re looking for.
EFFICIENT PROCESSING The “Value Direct Link®” allows for complete seed processing including cleaning, blending and packaging at the producer’s location.
QUICK DELIVERY The efficient processing and packaging of your seed at the same location translates into quick and efficient delivery! In addition to improved response time, Columbia Seeds® limits the added cost of additional seed movement prior to your shipment.
TOP VARIETAL PERFORMANCE Pape and Harer’s knowledge, experience and close relationships with some of the top researchers in the industry means Columbia Seeds® always has access to the latest research and cutting edge technology. This access allows Columbia Seeds® to provide the best performing varieties for your marketplace, both domestic and foreign.
MARKETING EXPERTISE Columbia Seeds® strategy is to focus resources on the marketing and brand development of its varieties, while facilitating the flow of seed directly from the producer to the marketplace.
LOW OVERHEAD Columbia Seeds® approaches the market with a low overhead strategy. Their “Value Direct Link” with the top producers in the world results in extremely low overhead and provides competitive prices in today’s market.