Tag Archive: heirloom

2013 Squash Festival: Squashtastic

Heirloom Squash Display

The fifth annual Seed Savers Exchange Harvest Festival incorporated a celebration of squash with all the fun activities everyone has come to expect at the autumn event. The versatile and dynamic ... Read More »

And the winner is…

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mary Ann Fox: Legacy of a Seed Saver

Mary Ann Fox

In my role as an inventory technician for the Preservation Collection at Heritage Farm, I encounter the mundane and meaningful in almost equal parts. There’s no reliable rhythm to it. Some days are ... Read More »

Recipe: Italian Vegetable Ragout

Heirloom Eggplant

Summer is here, and it’s time to gather those wonderful fresh vegetables from your garden or the market. The following recipe was taken from the 1995 Seed Savers Exchange Calendar, in which all the ... Read More »

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