Southern Exposure

Agricultural fame grows from passion to preserve ‘old fashioned’ peanuts


IRON STATION – Gordon Schronce did not plan to cultivate and help preserve an heirloom strain of peanut seeds when his wife came home with a handful of black peanuts in 1980. Hunter Helderman and his wife Lundie, a Lowesville couple, gave Dorothy Robinson Schronce a handful of seeds. She brought them home and her husband stored them in the freezer, […]