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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 »

2014 Heritage Farm Companion Spring Edition

Spring 2014, The Heritage Farm Companion

The Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) quarterly member publication, The Heritage Farm Companion, is now being made available online and our 2014 Spring Edition has just been posted. Non-members can get a ... Read More »

Top Ten Heirloom Tomato Varieties

Gold Medal tomato

The time has come to get your tomato plants started so they're ready to transfer outside once the warm weather officially settles in. Take a look at this winter's top ten favorite heirloom tomato ... Read More »

An Afternoon in the Preservation Lab

Bean Evaluations

The Preservation Lab at Seed Savers Exchange was buzzing with activity on this Friday afternoon in February. With about 13 full-time employees whose specializations range from germination testing to ... Read More »

How to Get Ahead

Garden Planning

Some people mistakenly believe that farmers have a “down season.” Without the twelve hour days harvesting and weeding, a winter spent reviewing crop spreadsheets and lounging by a wood stove might ... Read More »

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