In recognition of 40 years’ dedication to saving and sharing heirloom seeds, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation announcing that July, 2015 is officially Seed Savers Exchange Month across the state of Iowa. In the proclamation, which was signed at the state capitol in Des Moines on June 10, Governor Branstad encourages “all Iowans to honor and celebrate this occasion through appropriate festivities and observances” and commends the staff of Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) for the “diligent efforts and undying passion by which they complete this important work to preserve our rich heritage.”Read More
If you’re a fan of Seed Savers Exchange, you’ve probably heard that we’re celebrating our 40th anniversary this year. We hope you will join us in our celebrations by saving seeds. Why put in the effort? Let this list convince you.Read More
We were excited last week to welcome our friend Austin to Heritage Farm. He's helping us tell our story on film for our 40th anniversary.
Keep your eyes peeled for the video, which will be coming your way in the New Year! For now, here's a behind the scenes look at the filming process.Read More
Every year for the last 40, support from conscientious donors has allowed us to increase our commitment to the safekeeping and propagation of heirloom plant varieties. We cannot do the work of preserving our garden heritage without you.Read More