Inspirational interviews, farm and garden tours, and more.

Pollinator Plants and Public Policy

By Tom Oder

Learn how one North Carolina county is educating its residents about native plant species to benefit biodiversity and green infrastructure.

Memories of Myanmar

Story and photos by Owen Taylor

Learn about the long journey of the Karen people as they carried their seeds and culture from their war-torn country into North America.

Significant Seeds and Special Stories

Story and photos by Jessica Mitchell

A seed-saving conference celebrates not only preserved plants, but also the way storied cultivars connect growers from the past, present, and future.

Plants of Syria: Sowing Seeds of Resilience

By Owen Taylor

Plants from their homeland offer comfort, joy, and hope to displaced Syrian families.


Myth of Wilderness

By Tao Orion

Redefine the term wilderness and learn how native descriptions of natural spaces can help us better understand and combat invasive species.

Landscapes of Resistance: Crops of the African Diaspora

By Owen Taylor

Few saved seeds come with a richer history than those being cultivated by American farmers reclaiming their roots through ancestral African crops

Seed Savers Exchange’s Historic Apple Orchard

Written by Seed Savers Exchange and photos by Sara Friedl-Putnam

Learn about the orchard saving hundreds of rare apples, including many varieties intended for more than just fresh eating, for all of us here today — and help Seed Savers Exchange save them for future generations as well.

Saving Seeds, Saving Cultures

By Haley Casey

This seed-keeping company doesn’t just keep heirloom plants safe from hybridization, it brings ancestral crops back to the people whose cultures kept them alive.

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