Seed farmers have the same issues as regular gardeners, some times a crop fails. The cabbage I have grown for years is "Copenhaven Early Market". Not this year though since the seed is not available due to one of those crop failures. That may be a blessing in disguise as it will force me to try a different cabbage this year. So while I'm experimenting I'll try two cabbage varieties and see which make the best crop for me. Speaking of cabbage, those are the first seeds I'll start in 2 weeks for the upcoming season.
There are lots of really educational seed catalogs out there chock full of hope and inspiration. A few dollars spent on a packet of seeds combined with sunshine, fresh air, and a bit of exercise returns an abundance of healthy eating and comradery in the community garden.