Tag Archive: Heritage Farm

Saving Seeds from Biennial Plants

Transplanting biennials back outside

This month we asked two experienced staff members at Seed Savers Exchange to share their knowledge about saving seeds from biennials. Our Field Manager, Bryan Stuart, and one of our Field Technicians, ... Read More »

Collection to Catalog

Collection to Catalog

The introduction of the Limited Edition “From the Preservation Gardens” line of seeds to the SSE catalog in 2013 brought the heartwarming, funny, and sometimes curious stories of varieties from our ... 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 »

Two Seasons

Greenhouse Seedlings

In the fast-paced world of the Preservation department, the year is divided into two seasons: field season and getting-ready-for-field season. After a long, cold, snowy winter, we just crossed the ... Read More »

Column Blowers and Blowing Snow: A Winter Internship

January at Heritage Farm

“But what will you do at Seed Savers Exchange during the winter?” I heard a few variations of this question during the months leading up to my internship here. For folks unfamiliar with what this ... Read More »

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