Pro-Series Paperpot Transplanter Starter Kit – Steadfast Farm Edition


The Steadfast Farm package was put together based on farmer Erich Schultz’s farming system of using 6″ paper chains for ALL  vegetable crops.

To simplify farm operations Erich plants all of his crops in 6″ paper chain pots with 4 rows per 30″ bed.

He has had great success with this method.  If you are looking for a more traditional way of planting using 2″, 4″, and 6″ paper chain pots consider our original Paperpot Starter Kit.

The Steadfast Farm Paperpot package includes everything that you need to get started on your farm – all you need to do is add seeds and soil.

The Starter Package Includes:

  • 1 Paperpot Transplanter
  • 1 Kwik Klik™️ Drop Seeder Package
    • Kwik Klik™️ Frame
    • Paperpot Bottom Plate
    • Paperpot Top Plate – 1.5mm x 2.5mm
    • Paperpot Top Plate – 3mm x 3mm
    • Paperpot Top Plate – 3mm x 5mm
  • 2 Cases – 6″ Chain Pots
  • 1 Dibbler
  • 1 Spreader Frame
  • 1 Pair of Spreader Bars
  • 20 Paperpot Germination Trays
  • Bonus: Profitable Urban Farming – Online Workshop ($199 Value)
  • Save 10% on paperpot products in the first year after purchase.



The Steadfast Farm Pro-Series Paperpot Starter Package Includes:

1 – Paperpot Transplanter

The main component of the paper pot system.  With this tool, one person can transplant 264 seedlings in minutes!

The Paperpot transplanter can be used for all paper chain pots we carry, allowing you to space seedlings at 2, 4, and 6″ spacings.  Chain pots are loaded onto the transplanter’s deck and pulled out of the transplanter behind you as you pull the transplanter forward.  A built-in shoe cuts furrow into the soil to receive the chain pots while sweeps, and the rear wheels close the furrow around the transplants.

The transplanter is versatile.  Growers have used this tool to transplant lettuce, radishes, turnips, onions, peas, beans, herbs, and many more crops.


1 – Kwik Klik™️ Drop Seeder Package


  • 1 Frame
  • 1 Paperpot Bottom Plate
  • 1 Paperpot 1.5mm Thick 2.5mm Diameter Top Plate
  • 1 Paperpot 3mm Thick 3mm Diameter Top Plate,
  • 1 Paperpot 3mm Thick 5mm Diameter Top Plate

Our new patent-pending Kwik Klik™️ Drop Seeder will revolutionize your greenhouse operations.

Quickly and accurately seed all 264 holes of the paper chain pot in seconds.

Just imagine seeding 264 holes one by one by hand versus seeding all 264 holes in one click. 

The Kwik Klik™️ works with pelleted and raw seed making it a tool that saves you money by decreasing labor and controlling seed waste.

The Kwik Klik™️ is:

  • Extremely fast – seed a flat in seconds
  • Extremely versatile – infinite seeding combinations for all types of cell trays
  • Ultra-durable and made with a powder-coated steel frame
  • Handmade in Canada by skilled craftsmen.
  • Extremely precision – seeds go where you want every time
  • Optimized for microgreens.  Special seed plates make microgreen seeding very fast and accurate


1 – Dibbler

Quickly create depressions for seeds in all 264 holes of the paper chain pot.  The dibbler allows you to take what could be a time-consuming step of making 264 holes one by one and turns it into a simple step that only takes a few seconds.

The dibbler is manufactured to create 264 uniform 12mm holes that work in conjunction with paperpot drop seeders.


1 – Spreader Frame

The rigid metal frame holds the paper pots open inside the nursery flat while you fill the paper chain pots with soil.  After the soil has been added, the frame can be removed, with the soil holding the chain pots open.

This frame was specifically designed to work with the Kwik Klik™️ drop seeder.


1 – Set Spreader Bars

The metal rods slide into the sides of the compressed paper chain pots and are then used to pull the chain pots apart so you can place them onto the spreader frame. The spreader rods can be removed after the paper chain pots are secured on the spreader frame.


20 – Paperpot Germination Trays

Germination trays hold the paper chain pots during seeding and germination.  The trays give structure to the paper chain pots while providing drainage via bottom holes.  One tray can hold one paper chain (264 plants), and the plants must remain in the tray until transplanting.  Depending on the size of your farm, you may need to order additional trays.

The germination trays can also be dually purposed for growing microgreens.


Paper Chain Pots – 2 Cases Included

  • 2 Cases LP303-15 – 6″ In Row  Spacing – One Case of 75 paper chain pots.

Each paper chain has 264 cells.

Cell Dimensions:

Diameter: 1.18″

Height: 1.18″

Straight Chain Length: 139ft.


FREE BONUS: Profitable Urban Farming – 1 Day Workshop

A complete online video course taking you through all of the ins and outs of starting a profitable, small-scale mini-farming.  The course includes 6 hours of video and includes over 5 hours of bonus videos, and 6 hours of bonus audio. All content is fully streamable.

In this six-hour online course, you will learn about strategic small-farm production techniques that urban farmer Curtis Stone has used and refined during his six-year farming career.

You will also learn how to use modern technology to better manage your business, which will save you time and money!

The Profitable Market Gardening course is the online version of urban farmer Curtis Stone’s popular in-person workshop Profitable Urban Farming.



1. Add Kwik Klik™️ Top Plate(s)

The Top Plate controls the number and pattern of cells in your tray (e.g., 72, 128, 264, etc.), the thickness of the plate, and the diameter of the hole. Together, these three factors determine how many seeds go into each cell in your tray.

  1. Number and pattern of holes. This is simply the number and pattern of cells in the tray you are seeding. The Kwik Klik™️
    works for the following types of cell trays:

    • Paper Chain Pot (2-, 4-, or 6-inch lengths)
    • Standard 50-, 72-, 128-, or 200-cell trays
    • Microgreens – 1020 and Paperpot Germination Trays
    • Winstrip trays – 72-cell and 128-cell
  2. Plate thickness. Thinner plates allow fewer seeds per hole. Thicker Plates enable you to put multiple seeds in each hole. Thicker plates are particularly useful when seeding microgreens.
  3. Hole diameter. Larger seeds require larger holes. But a larger hole, together with a thicker plate, can be used to seed more seeds per hole. The Top Plate controls the number and pattern of cells in your tray (e.g., 72, 128, 264, etc.), the thickness of the plate, and the diameter of the hole. Together, these three factors determine how many seeds go into each cell in your tray.


The chart below gives general recommendations for Top Plates, based on dropping a single seed into a single cell.  

With every order of a Kwik Klik frame, we will send you a set of three seed plate guides (one for each Top Plate thickness — 1.5mm, 3mm, and 6mm) that will allow you to experiment with your seeds and customize the trays for your needs. 


Kwik Klik - Paperpot 1.5mm Thick Top Seed Plates$99.00
Kwik Klik - Paperpot 3mm Thick Top Seed Plates$99.00

Additional Seed Plates for other types of trays are available in our SHOP.

Additional information

Weight 170 oz
Dimensions 39 × 14 × 11 in


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Chain Pot In Row Spacing Cells per Chain Cell Size Chain Length Chains per Case Plants per Case Total Length per Case
1.18" x 1.18"
1.18" x 1.18"
1.18" x 1.18"