Category Archive: Evaluation

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 »

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 »

Behind the Barn Door

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Grandpa Ott’s morning glories cover the south face of the iconic barn at Heritage Farm, home of Seed Savers Exchange (SSE). But don’t be fooled by the scenery! This barn is much more than a pretty ... Read More »

And the winner is…

2013 Tomato Tasting Winner

This past weekend's 8th Annual Tomato Tasting event was a sweet success for gardeners and tomatoes alike. Despite concerns that our tomatoes would not ripen in time for the event, over 40 heirloom ... Read More »

Varietal Evaluations: Carrots

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The Preservation Department at Seed Savers Exchange works hard to maintain the rare collection of heirloom varieties we've acquired from farmers and gardeners over the past few decades. In order to ... Read More »

Garlic Escapades

Garlic Scape in the Field

Whether blended in a soup, pickled in a mason jar or baked in an omelet, eating is the best way to utilize scapes, a farm and garden byproduct of garlic. Seed Savers Exchange is conducting its first ... Read More »

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