Category Archive: Slideshows

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 »

Apple Pie: One more reason to preserve heritage apples

Apple Pie

Seed Savers Exchange Orchard Manager Dan Bussey is known around Heritage Farm for a lot of things. Most obviously he’s known for a vast knowledge of heritage and heirloom apple diversity and his ... Read More »

Varietal Evaluations: Carrots

data-entry

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 »

2013 Conference and Campout Slideshow

Diane's garden tour

With nearly 400 attendees from across the U.S. and beyond, the 33rd Annual Seed Savers Exchange Conference and Campout was a huge success. Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) members are passionate about what ... Read More »

The Garden That Seeds Itself

Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory

Part 1: Springtime "The Story of the Root Children" written by Sibylle Von Olfers was a book I read over and over to my children.  Each spring I am reminded of this tale when my garden is bare, ... Read More »

How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Seeds fermenting in glass jar

Heirloom tomatoes are the highlight of summer—beautiful colors and bountiful flavors! Preserve the bounty for next year by saving seed of your favorite tomato varieties. You only need a few fruit to ... Read More »

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