Category Archive: Seed Stories

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mailbox Friends

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These days, speaking of a “mailbox” might bring about images of our virtual mailboxes, not the charming metal containers at the end of our driveways. When Seed Savers Exchange began in the pre social ... Read More »

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