News From Heritage Farm

Ancient White Park Cattle: Old Breed, New Babies!

Ancient white park calf in pickup truck

Wait a second, you thought Seed Savers Exchange was only saving seeds? When you visit Heritage Farm at Seed Savers Exchange, the cutest thing you’ll see may also be the oldest thing we preserve. The ... Read More »

Fabulous Heirloom Flower Favorites

Giant Benary zinnia

The vegetables in your garden are beautiful in their own right, but nothing paints a beautiful garden like splashes of vibrant heirloom flower varieties. Here are a few customer favorites to get you ... Read More »

Superb Heirloom Herbs

Heirloom Chives

Nothing brings your cooking to the next level like fresh garden herbs. We've chosen some of our favorites for you, but we can't wait to hear about your preferred varieties and your favorite ways to ... Read More »

Two Seasons

Greenhouse Seedlings

In the fast-paced world of the Preservation department, the year is divided into two seasons: field season and getting-ready-for-field season. After a long, cold, snowy winter, we just crossed the ... Read More »

Column Blowers and Blowing Snow: A Winter Internship

January at Heritage Farm

“But what will you do at Seed Savers Exchange during the winter?” I heard a few variations of this question during the months leading up to my internship here. For folks unfamiliar with what this ... Read More »

Top Ten Sizzling Heirloom and Organic Pepper Varieties

Heirloom Habanero Mustard Pepper

Garden season is around the corner and there’s no better way to usher in the warm weather than by choosing which heirloom and organic peppers to plant in your garden. To help you decide, we made this ... Read More »