Category Archive: SSE Preservation

Storied Vegetables: the Root of Quality

Carrot Diversity

What if our relationship to food was like our relationship to storytelling; where mealtime, the end-product of a process, teems with meaning and soul?  What if a carrot wasn’t just a carrot, but a ... Read More »

Special October Membership Offer

Fine Gardening Magazine

Become a Seed Savers Exchange member during October to take advantage of these special offers:   Join Seed Savers and get a one-year subscription to Fine Gardening magazine - all for one ... Read More »

Forgotten Tastes

Heirloom Apple Tasting

Few people know that our garden heritage contains a rich diversity of thousands of apple varieties. The limited variety of modern commercial apples leaves little room to experience the diversity with ... Read More »

This isn’t about nylon stockings… Seed Storage and You

Seed Storage

Did you know that nylon stockings make the ultimate, multipurpose tool?  They keep legs warm and physical imperfections under wraps; they are maggot barriers for emerging apples; and, in a pinch, ... Read More »

My Internship at Seed Savers Exchange

Corn Pollination

*We are now accepting internship applications for the 2014 season.* Click here for details. By Talinna Appling I discovered my passion for growing plants after spending a summer working for a ... 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 »

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