Tag Archive: genetic diversity

The Beauty of Biodiversity

Beauty of Biodiversity

At no time in our history have Americans been more concerned about their food supply. With an increased uncertainty about what goes into our food, we've witnessed a growing interest in foods that are ... Read More »

Healthy Seeds are Happy Seeds

Plant Material

Testing for squash mosaic virus Part of the responsibility that comes with maintaining a seed collection containing over 20,000 rare garden varieties includes testing for and eradicating viruses and ... Read More »

Exploring the Diversity Garden

The Diversity Garden in July, 2013.

The onset of spring has us dreaming about the vegetables that will fill our gardens during the summertime. But it is difficult to imagine summer’s bounty when your pepper plants are two inches tall ... Read More »

Ancient White Park Cattle: Old Breed, New Babies!

Ancient white park calf in pickup truck

Wait a second, you thought Seed Savers Exchange was only saving seeds? When you visit Heritage Farm at Seed Savers Exchange, the cutest thing you’ll see may also be the oldest thing we preserve. The ... Read More »

Storied Vegetables: the Root of Quality

Carrot Diversity

What if our relationship to food was like our relationship to storytelling; where mealtime, the end-product of a process, teems with meaning and soul?  What if a carrot wasn’t just a carrot, but a ... Read More »

Special October Membership Offer

Fine Gardening Magazine

Become a Seed Savers Exchange member during October to take advantage of these special offers:   Join Seed Savers and get a one-year subscription to Fine Gardening magazine - all for one ... Read More »

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