Heritage Plant Sale
May
2
9:00 am09:00

Heritage Plant Sale

  • Seed Savers Exchange

Discover vegetables and fruits that are as rare as they are beautiful. Seed Savers Exchange kicks off spring transplant sales with limited offerings of unique varieties from our seed bank - varieties that are not commercially available anywhere else.

35th Annual Conference & Campout
Jul
17
Jul 19

35th Annual Conference & Campout

  • Seed Savers Exchange

Each year in July Seed Savers Exchange plays host to an intimate gathering of leaders in the seed and garden movement at Heritage Farm in Decorah, IA. They come together to discuss issues involving seed and food security as well as the best practices for growing, harvesting, and storing food and seed crops and ways to connect with other seed savers across the nation and world.

Summer Seed Saving School
Aug
28
Aug 30

Summer Seed Saving School

In this 3-day workshop you will learn about the seed industry and the tradition of sharing seed. We will teach technical skills like hand-pollination and seed processing, as well as the biological and ecological concepts of seed saving.

Tomato Tasting Festival
Sep
5
1:00 pm13:00

Tomato Tasting Festival

The best way to learn what vegetable varieties to grow is to trial a few for yourself! Come sample rare varieties found only in SSE’s seed bank, and many others you can easily get through SSE’s Online Exchange or Commercial catalog.

Fall Seed Saving School
Sep
18
Sep 20

Fall Seed Saving School

In this fall 3-day workshop you will learn about the seed industry and the tradition of sharing seed. We will teach technical skills like hand-pollination and seed processing, as well as the biological and ecological concepts of seed saving.

Fall Harvest School
Oct
3
9:00 am09:00

Fall Harvest School

Fall is here and the gardening season is almost over - but there's still time to pick up a few new skills in the realm of food preservation, harvesting scion wood, and protecting your biennial plants for winter storage.