Events at Heritage Farm

In 2023 Seed Savers Exchange will offer a mix of virtual and in person events this year. Learn from our knowledgeable staff as well as other experts in our network, and support our nonprofit mission to save America’s heirloom seeds.

2023 Events

Heirloom Plant Sale
Heirloom Plant Sale

Plant Sale May 12–13, 2023 | 10 AM–5PM

The annual plant sale will be held May 12-13, 2023 at the Lillian Goldman Visitor Center. No registration is required.

Plant List (PDF)
2023 Virtual Conference
2023 Virtual Conference

Access Recordings

2023 Virtual Conference - July 21-22, 2023

The 43rd annual Seed Savers Exchange conference was an exciting weekend with presentations from Dr. Vandana Shiva, world-renowned activist; Rafael Mier, founder and director of Fundación Tortilla; Diane Wilson, author of The Seed Keeper, Sean Brock, chef, restauranteur, author; Sam Jett, operations director, Audrey and June restaurants; and more than 20 sessions to choose from.

Whether you are a first-time gardener, first-time seed saver, or someone who has been to every one of SSE's summer conferences we know attendees will be inspired by this year's theme, "Seed the Future: Grow Something Good."

Register to Access RecordingsView Schedule (PDF)

View Speaker Bios (PDF)2023 Benefit Concert
2023 Seed Savers Exchange Benefit Concert
Saturday, August 5, 2023 at Heritage Farm

We are thrilled to bring back this magical benefit concert under the stars and among the gardens with singers and songwriters Lissie, William Elliott Whitmore, David Huckfelt, Dave Moore, and Annie Humphrey. Ticket sales support SSE’s nonprofit mission to protect and promote America’s garden and food heritage. Pre-orders are now closed. Tickets will be available at the gate the day of the concert for $45.00

Learn more about the artists and event here.

Corporate Partners

Thank you to our corporate partners for their generous support of the Seed Savers Exchange mission.

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Event Sponsors

Thank you to our 2023 event sponsors for their generous support:

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View our sponsorship brochure to learn how you can become an event sponsor. Please contact our development team for more information:

Kristin Eggen
Gift Officer
(563) 387-5695