Commercial Growers 27 August 2020

A Virtual Tour of Real Seeds

We recently ran a webinar in collaboration with The Landworkers Alliance, the Community Supported Agriculture Network, and the Organic Growers Alliance. We were joined by Kate and Ben from Real Seeds, who gave us a virtual tour of their site and walked us through their fine-tuned processing and shipping system. It was great to get […]

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Events 30 May 2018

Seed Training & Events Coming Up in 2018!

Seed Training in Scotland Saturday 14 July, 10 am – 5 pm. Basic Seed Production Training Day at Newton Dee Camphill Village near Aberdeen with Neil Munro. The training will include seed plant biology, reproduction biology, selection principles and techniques, seed plant husbandry and harvesting, cleaning and storage of seed; the path to commercial seed production. With […]

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Community groups 04 January 2021

Seed Swaps in the Time of Covid

It’s a challenging time for communities around the world, and this is no less true for seed groups, seed swaps and seed libraries. However, this is the Season of the Seed, the time of the year when people come together to trade tips, experiences, and seeds they have saved from the past growing season and […]

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Events 13 July 2018

East Anglia Seed Production Workshop, 22 July 2018

Together with the Land Workers’ Alliance East Anglia and kindly hosted by the Greengrow Co-op, Gaia will be holding a Seed Production workshop on Saturday 22 July. The training will be focused on more advanced seed production skills so some seed saving experience will be useful although those with growing experience who are new to […]

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Events 21 January 2021

Our Seeds are Our Stories – Available to Watch Now

To celebrate Seed Week 2021, on Wednesday 20th January Gaia’s Seed Sovereignty Programme and partners hosted Our Seeds are Our Stories, an online storytelling event featuring Vivienne Sansour of the Palestine Heirloom Seed Library and Kimberley Bell, founder of the UK Grain Lab. Learn more about the power and importance of seed in the UK and […]

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Events 16 July 2018

Southeast England Seed Workshop, Saturday 28 July

On Saturday, 28 July we’ll be hosting an Introduction to Seed Production Workshop from 10:00–16:00 at the All Saints Centre in Lewes. The training will be an opportunity for experienced or commercial growers to gain an overview of the basic principles of growing for seed production from planning and planting through to harvesting and storage. […]

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