Saving Our Seeds: The Story Behind Seed Savers Exchange

At the breathtaking Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm in Decorah, Iowa, centuries of history meet our nation’s agricultural future through the preservation of thousands of heirloom seeds.

Seed Savers Exchange cofounder Diane Ott Whealy raised her family while developing SSE from the ground up, starting in the late ’70s.
Photo By Barry Rustin