News From Heritage Farm

Illinois gardener to lead Seed Savers Exchange board

Keith Crotz, Chairman of the Board

Decorah, Iowa – Seed Savers Exchange, Inc., a leading non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds, announces the election of Keith Crotz as chair of its board of directors. ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Radishes

Large French Breakfast radishes ready to bolt.

  The radishes at Heritage Farm are in full bloom! Our flowering beauties may no longer be edible, but they are well on their way to producing seed. Luckily, most radishes grow quickly and ... Read More »

How your plants pollinate


Our teaching garden at Seed Savers Exchange demonstrates important seed saving concepts. Throughout the season, I’ll take you on a tour to discuss some of these concepts. The first stop on our tour is ... Read More »

Seed Savers Exchange Welcomes Folk Music Legend Greg Brown


Singer-songwriter and longtime friend of Seed Savers Exchange Greg Brown will return to Heritage Farm for a benefit concert under the stars on July 14, 2012! Joining Greg will be special guest Bo ... Read More »

From the customer service desk


One of the most common questions we get here at the SSE customer service center is "Do I have to be a member to order from the Seed Savers Exchange catalog?" The quick answer: no! Supporting SSE ... Read More »

Please pass the peas


The SSE preservation garden crew finished planting over 64 varieties of peas this week for evaluation, public display and seed regeneration. In a few short weeks these peas will take over the ... Read More »