Category Archive: SSE Preservation

Saving Seeds from Biennial Plants

Transplanting biennials back outside

This month we asked two experienced staff members at Seed Savers Exchange to share their knowledge about saving seeds from biennials. Our Field Manager, Bryan Stuart, and one of our Field Technicians, ... Read More »

Collection to Catalog

Collection to Catalog

The introduction of the Limited Edition “From the Preservation Gardens” line of seeds to the SSE catalog in 2013 brought the heartwarming, funny, and sometimes curious stories of varieties from our ... Read More »

The Beauty of Biodiversity

Beauty of Biodiversity

At no time in our history have Americans been more concerned about their food supply. With an increased uncertainty about what goes into our food, we've witnessed a growing interest in foods that are ... Read More »

Healthy Seeds are Happy Seeds

Plant Material

Testing for squash mosaic virus Part of the responsibility that comes with maintaining a seed collection containing over 20,000 rare garden varieties includes testing for and eradicating viruses and ... Read More »

Seed Storage at Home

Seed storage at home

It’s 10:00 PM. Do you know where your children are? Some of you may be too young to remember this public service announcement from evening television programing during the 60s and 70s. For some ... Read More »

Ancient White Park Cattle: Old Breed, New Babies!

Ancient white park calf in pickup truck

Wait a second, you thought Seed Savers Exchange was only saving seeds? When you visit Heritage Farm at Seed Savers Exchange, the cutest thing you’ll see may also be the oldest thing we preserve. The ... Read More »

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