Lincolnshire Seeds
Community groups 02 March 2023

We are the Seeds

To close our Seed Gathering 2023 we were joined by poet and performer Liv Torc who gave her powerful, inspirational take on the vital work of our networks.   Hot Poets is an ambitious, award-winning, internationally focused project turned CIC, working to powerfully communicate climate change science and action through spoken word poetry. You can […]

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Commercial Growers 03 August 2021

Seed Selling Success for Emerging Seed Sellers

The Organic Growers Alliance is a network of growers, farmers and horticulturalists. This article by Katie Hastings was originally published in their Organic Grower No 55 Summer 2021 Newsletter.        https://organicgrowersalliance.co.uk/ The journey from producing your first seed crop to selling it is not so much a straight road as a labyrinth. While growing […]

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Community groups 20 June 2023

Join the Community Seed Forum Online

The Community Seed Forum is an online space for seed libraries, exchanges and hubs to meet and share their experiences, wins and challenges.  Meeting every second month via Zoom for just an hour of informal peer support, the Forum is open to anyone at any point on their community seed journey.  Some members represent well […]

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Brewing 20 August 2021

Oats-So-Simple Brewing Trial

In late April of this year Mike Hyatt, who farms Baleveolan Croft on The Isle of Lismore, contacted me asking if I knew of anyone malting grain on a small-scale in Scotland. Mike, like many crofters, is patiently waiting for our small-scale de-huller to be developed;  once it has been built, the crofters can bring […]

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Community groups 25 August 2023

Creating Resilient Networks

Creating Resilient Networks:  A Guide to Setting up and Maintaining a Network  A case study from the Southwest Grain Network  A vital part of our work in building a resilient movement is exploring what essential elements are needed for groups, connections, and networks to last. All too often, groups experience growing pains or burn-out as they […]

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Commercial Growers 16 September 2021

Seed Gathering Sign-up is now LIVE!

Join us online on the 23rd and 24th of October, 2021 for discussions, workshops and talks celebrating the diversity, opportunities and deep cultural connections of our seeds. The 2021 Seed Gathering – our first ever! – will be held virtually to keep all participants safe and minimise any disruption to programming due to changing pandemic restrictions. However, […]

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