News From Heritage Farm

Tips for growing potatoes


Here are a few tips from SSE's gardening crew for a healthy and bountiful harvest. General Advice Potatoes always do best in full sun. They are aggressively rooting plants, and we find that they ... Read More »

The difference between open-pollinated, heirloom, and hybrid seeds


Deciding which seed to plant can be a daunting task, and the decision is often more complicated than simply trying to pick which beautiful tomatoes to grow. Among the more important decisions every ... Read More »

All in a day’s work at Heritage Farm


These photos were taken within 30 minutes of each other yesterday—just another beautiful, busy day at Heritage Farm! ... Read More »

Honoring the earth, celebrating our members!

Thank you members for helping us protect the earth's genetic diversity!

With Earth Day just around the corner, we'd like to say "THANK YOU" to all SSE members for supporting our mission of preserving the earth's genetic diversity. Please leave a comment below telling us ... Read More »

Welcome to the family

Momma cow and her calf enjoying its first sunny afternoon at Heritage Farm

Please help us welcome the newest—and cutest—member of the SSE family, calf number 1801! SSE's herd of Ancient White Park cattle is one of only five major herds in the U.S. White Park were recently ... Read More »

Seed Starting Workshop at Heritage Farm


Local gardeners and seed savers gathered at Heritage Farm last weekend for the annual Seed Starting Workshop. Each participant left with a tray full of starts and a notebook full of planting tips. ... Read More »