Tomato TastingWhere to Find Us!

We give workshops and presentations on seed saving, heirloom gardening, and seed growing as a farm enterprise; host seed swaps; host variety tastings; distribute seed saving resources; and love opportunites to meet our customers and growers! We'll be bringing varieties to several tomato tastings in 2014. Check back for more information. Let us know if you have an event or know of one where Southern Exposure should be represented.

Special event for local customers only:

Our annual Tomato Tasting & Garden Tour
Saturday, August 29, 2015
2 – 4 p.m.

This is a small event at our Farm & Seed Office. Our address has been included in a special email invite sent to local customers only. If you did not receive the invite and would like to attend, email us at

  • Tastings of 30+ heirloom tomato varieties.
  • Tour our trial gardens and seed grow-outs.
  • Free refreshments! Fresh melons and cool drinks.
  • Take a walk through our air-conditioned, humidity-controlled seed room (and pick out seeds for your fall garden & cover crops).
Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello with Southern Exposure

The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello
September 11–12, 2015

Join us for our perennially entertaining and educational family friendly festival at Thomas Jefferson's magical mountaintop home: The Heritage Harvest Festival on the West Lawn of Monticello.

Summer 2015

Seed Savers Exchange Conference

July 18-20, 2015
Decorah, Iowa

Organic Certification Workshop

July 28, 2015
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Monticello Tomato Tasting

August 8, 2015
Charlottesville, VA

Mother Earth News Fair

August 7-8, 2015
West Bend, Wisconsin

Fall 2015

Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

September 11-12, 2015
Charlottesville, VA

Mother Earth News Fair

September 18-20, 2015
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

20th Old Salem’s 2015 Conference on Restoring Southern Landscapes and Gardens

October 1-3, 2015
Winston-Salem, NC

Heirloom Program, National Arboretum

October 5, 2015
Washington, DC
US National Arboretum

Mother Earth News Fair

October 17-18, 2015
Topeka, Kansas

30th Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, CFSA

November 6-8, 2015
Durham, NC

Three Season Seed Savers Garden with Ira Wallace of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Saving your own vegetable seeds is easy but it takes planning to save your own seed for next year's garden and harvest garden fresh vegetables from early spring thru summer into winter. Come learn tips, techniques and timing for extending your harvest and saving pure seed while providing pollen, nectar and shelter for pollinators year-round in your garden.

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