Iowa’s Seed Savers Exchange has deposited many varieties of its heirloom seeds at the international Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, and this year, Chelsea Melon seeds made the trip. My late grandmother, Elsie Musel, provided the seeds from the watermelon to her neighbor, Marvin Kucera, who donated them to Decorah-based Seed Savers Exchange, a […]
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Frontier Natural Products Co-op, based in Norway, Iowa, achieved a high honor this month, while also marking a milestone in sales. The homegrown business offers a growing number of organic and natural products, including bulk spices and herbs. Those can be found at the Iowa Valley Food Co-op and other outlets. See more about these […]
If you’ve never been to Heritage Farm at Seed Savers Exchange, you’re missing out on one of the gems of northeastern Iowa. Set among the hills north of Decorah, the non-profit maintains and sells thousands of seed varieties for the benefit of gardeners around the globe.