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Seed Stories

Bean 5527 'Aunt Mollie'

Just looking at a seed, you really can’t tell much about it. Maybe you can identify the type of vegetable or flower it will grow, but what about its flavor, its history, its grow-ability? Now ... Read More »

2013 Conference Preview: Evaluating Heritage Poultry

Young Heritage Chicken

Jeannette Beranger and Alison Martin will be at the 2013 Seed Savers Exchange Conference and Campout representing the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. They will be teaching a workshop titled ... Read More »

The Garden That Seeds Itself

Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory

Part 1: Springtime "The Story of the Root Children" written by Sibylle Von Olfers was a book I read over and over to my children.  Each spring I am reminded of this tale when my garden is bare, ... Read More »

Thoughts from Jeremy Cherfas

SSE Conference and Campout

As the 2013 Seed Savers Exchange Conference and Campout approaches, featured speaker Jeremy Cherfas took the time to give us a preview of what to expect from his talk. Is Everything Not Permitted ... Read More »

Which Trellis is the Best Trellis?

Trellises at SSE

Here at Seed Savers Exchange, to say we grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers would be an understatement. With decades of experience growing hundreds of vegetable varieties in ... Read More »

Sowing the Joy of Heirloom Seeds

Diane at Hershey

Pep Rallies and Seeds Recently I returned from speaking in Pennsylvania at a Slow Food Harrisburg Farm-to-Table dinner. Next door was Hershey. Milton Hershey’s legacy is remarkable and delicious, ... Read More »