Seed Savers Exchange

Keeping Heirloom Seeds Where They Belong

In Our Gardens & On Our Tables

We built a movement, not a seed company.

Since 1975, we’ve been growing, saving, and sharing heirloom seeds. Grow with us and help keep heirlooms where they belong—in our gardens and on our tables, for generations to come.

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As a customer, member, or donor, you support our mission and our nonprofit work to...

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Preserve

We steward a collection of 25,000+ rare and heirloom varieties in a seed bank at our Iowa headquarters.

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Distribute

Through our catalog and online store, we get varieties out of our seed bank and growing. Sales support our nonprofit work.

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Share

We educate and support community groups and gardeners looking to grow, save, and share seeds.

Our work relies on you.

Together, we can ensure these varieties are around for generations to come. Join our community today.

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Conference & Campout

July 20 & 21, 2018

Come take part in this colorful celebration of our farm and garden heritage.

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Our mission is to conserve and promote America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.

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