Welcome to The Roughwood Center!

The Roughwood Center for Heritage Seedways is a Pennsylvania based 501c3 non-profit educational organization devoted to heritage foods prepared from heritage seeds. The Roughwood Seed Collection, the oldest private seed collection in Pennsylvania, is now part of The Roughwood Center and through it’s 5000 food plants from around the globe we explore creative ways to express our culinary heritage through educational presentations,workshops, food tastings, books,dinners, and more!

Home Grown Vegetables

Heritage Vegetable Seeds

Raised by Roughwood and our amazing Growers


Heritage seed varieties seedbanked from around the world


Rare Medicinal and Edible Roots 

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