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Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds. Since 1975, our members have been passing on our garden heritage by collecting and distributing thousands of samples of rare garden seeds to other gardeners.

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  • Seed Savers Exchange preserves diversity in garden seeds for future generations.

  • Winter Luxury Squash Pie

    Looking to increase the number of "oohs" and "aahs" you receive this fall? Try going the homemade heirloom route by using winter squash instead of canned pumpkin in your pumpkin pies. One of the very best varieties for making pies is Winter Luxury, whose seeds are available from Seed Savers Exchange.

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  • Community Seed Resource Program

    Whether a food pantry, community garden, or public library, myriad ways exist for seeds and seed saving knowledge to be shared. Does your community currently save seeds? Would you like them to?

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  • Heritage Farm Gourd Ornament

    This custom made ornament features a whimsical depiction of the Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory and the picturesque barn at Heritage Farm carved into a dried gourd. Perfect as a gift for the holidays, show your support for saving heirloom seeds with this lovely decoration!

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  • Seed Saving in Flint, Michigan

    Over 200 community gardens are present in Flint. The adoption of the city’s first long-range master plan in over 50 years is invigorating community gardening and urban agriculture enthusiasts with the mapping of “Green Innovation” areas and “Green Neighborhoods.” Read about how the Flint Seed Democracy is hoping to keep crops for food and seed firmly rooted in the local climate and economy.

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  • Long Sleeved T-Shirts

    These super soft, environmentally friendly long sleeved t-shirts will help keep you warm this winter and show your support for our non-profit mission. The Seed Savers Exchange logo is screened onto shirts in Blue and Ivory - just pick your color and size!

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