Category Archive: Member Profile

Online Seed Exchange

Online Seed Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is proud to provide a new tool (still in development as of 11/15/13) to help seed savers and gardeners keep the diversity of our garden heritage in the hands of many: an ... Read More »

Mary Ann Fox: Legacy of a Seed Saver

Mary Ann Fox

In my role as an inventory technician for the Preservation Collection at Heritage Farm, I encounter the mundane and meaningful in almost equal parts. There’s no reliable rhythm to it. Some days are ... 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 »

Remembering Tom Knoche

Tom Knoche

Tom Knoche (OH KN T), 1938-2013 Sardinia, OH   By Diane Ott Whealy Kent and I first met Tom and Sue Knoche in 1981 when they attended the first Seed Savers Exchange campout in ... Read More »

SSE Collection Pepper 1191: ‘Hinkelhatz’

Hinkelhatz Pepper

The ‘Hinkelhatz’ pepper was first noted as an ingredient for pepper sauces in the 1848 Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook, Die Geschickte Hausfrau. Seed Savers Exchange member, William Woys Weaver, ... Read More »

SSE Collection Bean 5396: ‘Theodore Meece’

'Theodore Meece' on the vine

At 96 years of age, Theodore Meece was honored as Kentucky’s Oldest Worker. While a heart ailment caused by old age slowed the accomplished centennialist as he grew older, Theodore continued to work ... Read More »

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