News From Heritage Farm

You’ll never look at a tomato the same way again

Tomato Cloche

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to attend the Seed Savers Exchange Tomato Tasting—well wait no further.  From a planning perspective, SSE staff members are usually pretty nervous this week, ... Read More »

Evaluating Hundreds of Heirloom Seeds

Seed Savers Exchange staff working on one of the hundreds of varieties evaluated each year.

Each year at Heritage Farm we grow a portion of our collection—family heirlooms passed down generationally and given to Seed Savers Exchange for safekeeping. Part of the responsibility that comes ... Read More »

Life Cycles

Radish, peas, lettuce.

The Teaching Garden at Seed Savers Exchange demonstrates important seed saving concepts. Throughout the growing season, we'll discuss these concepts by taking a closer look at different beds in this ... Read More »

Tomato Tasting and Seed Saving Workshop

Tomato tasters sampling over 40 different varieties of heirloom tomatoes

Seed Savers Exchange near Decorah, Iowa, is hosting a free Tomato Tasting and Seed Saving Workshop on Saturday, September 1, 2012. The Tomato Tasting will run from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, offering visitors ... Read More »

Growing Garlic

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Fall is garlic planting time, and growing garlic is fun and easy. In order to get you off to a good start, we've put together a series of garlic planting and harvest slides. We also have a 'cheat ... Read More »

Seed Savers Exchange announces Harvest Lecture Series

Barn in the Morning at SSE Heritage Farm

Decorah, Iowa – Seed Savers Exchange, Inc., a leading non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds, announces its Harvest Lecture Series. The series is designed to connect ... Read More »