News From Heritage Farm

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2013 Tomato Tasting Winner

This past weekend's 8th Annual Tomato Tasting event was a sweet success for gardeners and tomatoes alike. Despite concerns that our tomatoes would not ripen in time for the event, over 40 heirloom ... 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 »

Decorah Native Appointed Deputy Director of Seed Savers Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange

Decorah, IA— Seed Savers Exchange (SSE), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynne Rilling as the ... Read More »

Varietal Evaluations: Carrots

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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 »

Zucchini Abundance

Zucchini

It's that time of year again when gardeners everywhere are seeking out creative ways to utilize the abundance of zucchini and summer squash coming out of their garden. Of course, here at Seed Savers ... Read More »

Ground Cherries: Evoking Memories through Taste

Ground Cherry husks

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say, “My Grandma always had ground cherries in her garden… She made the best pies and jam,”  I’d be a rich woman. Ground cherries conjure up fond ... Read More »