Hope Shand, Marty Teitel elected to Seed Savers Exchange Board of Directors

Seed Savers Exchange

Decorah, Iowa — Seed Savers Exchange, Inc. is pleased to announce the election of Hope Shand and Marty Teitel to its board of directors.  The two nominations were approved at a special meeting of the ... Read More »

Lucina’s Miniature Stuffed Peppers

Pickled Mini Bell Peppers

SSE member Lucina Cress once told Diane Ott Whealy, "An elderly lady grew these peppers in Ohio and passed them on to me. The chocolate is still my favorite, always so mild and sweet and all the ... Read More »

Apple Grafting to Preserve Diversity

Pewaukee apple

“This apple comes from an old tree at my grandmother’s home, and it is the best apple I have ever tasted.” We hear this story a lot around here, and usually, the story ends like this: “Now the tree is ... Read More »

Distributing Diversity

Distributing diversity!

Typical February Day in the Seed House Around this time of year people ask us questions about what we do here at Heritage Farm during the "off season." Well first of all, just because the farm is ... Read More »

CORE Project: Collier Cucumber

Collier Cucumber

CORE: Unraveling the Stories Behind Our Seeds One summer during the 1950s, Graham Collier of Tennessee planted all the seeds he had of his family’s heirloom slicing cucumber. Little did he know, none ... Read More »

This Valentine’s Day, Say it With Seeds!

Valentine's Seeds

Dearest Romantic Gardeners: Do you have a special someone to woo on this Valentine's Day? Rather than the typical box of chocolates or bouquet of flowers, consider the gift that keeps on giving: ... Read More »

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