News From Heritage Farm

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 »

Gary Paul Nabhan Speaks at Seed Savers Exchange

2013 Conference Keynote

At this year's 33rd Annual Conference and Campout, Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) was more than happy to welcome back a long-time friend, Gary Paul Nabhan. Gary has been a supporter of Seed Savers ... Read More »