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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 helps leaders empower their communities to save seeds.

  • Heirloom Apple Cider Webinar

    Have you ever wanted to make your own cider? Are you curious about the collection of apple varieties that we have here at Heritage Farm? Orchard Manager Dan Bussey will talk about our historic collection before walking us through the steps of making apple cider and hard cider on a home scale.

    Watch the webinar here

  • Special Anniversary Calendar

    Celebrate 40 years of Seed Savers Exchange with this full color calendar for 2015, featuring photos, recipes, dates of significance and much more.

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  • Gardens, Libraries, and The Good Life

    At first glance, it may seed odd that an organization known and loved for promoting dirt under your fingernails would have a library. But the library has grown to become an essential part of the mission-driven daily life of Seed Savers Exchange, providing information essential to researching the history of valuable heirloom seeds.

    Read more here...


  • Winter Care of Your Fruit Trees

    With October here and a distinct chill in the air, it time to think about protecting all your fruit trees that you've nurtured through the growing season. If you want to avoid the cost of replacing trees year after year, make a plan now to keep pests away.

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  • 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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