SSE is once again partnering with Mother Earth News and The Livestock Conservancy to give away a starter flock of heritage breed Silver Spangled Hamburg chickens donated from eFowl and raised as part of a collaborative effort.Read More
Oregon plant breeder and author Carol Deppe will be the keynote speaker at the 36th annual Seed Savers Exchange conference July 15 – 17. Deppe holds a PhD in genetics from Harvard University and specializes in developing open source crops for organic growing conditions, sustainable agriculture, and human survival for the next thousand years. Carol is owner of Fertile Valley Seeds, a member of the Open Source Seed Initiative board of directors, and author of Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties, The Resilient Gardener, and The Tao of Vegetable Gardening.Read More
We always tell gardeners that they should plant their gardens with what they like to eat. We like to plant veggies that you can grill! Just what is it about outdoor cooking that enhances the flavors of vegetables?Read More
Once in awhile we come across varieties that are so novel and extraordinary that even we are taken by surprise. Here are some of our favorite “outside of the box” varieties that we’ve encountered in the last few years.Read More
One common belief among gardeners is that tomato varieties with potato-type leaves are much more likely to cross pollinate than regular leaf tomatoes. What is the basis of this wisdom? Is there any truth in it?Read More
April is Membership Month at Seed Savers exchange. By becoming a member you can contribute to our nonprofit mission to conserve and promote America's culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.Read More
Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) will be hosting a Heritage Plant Sale on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 from 9am-5pm.
Discover rare family heirlooms and historic commercial varieties offered exclusively at Heritage Farm. This is the first day of spring transplant sales at the Lillian Goldman Visitors Center, located at 3074 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA.Read More