Events 12 February 2019

Seeds of Resistance – 27th February, Frome

Join West of England coordinator Ellen Rignell at the Rye Cafe in Frome on Wednesday 27th February for an evening of conversation around seed. Ellen will speak about the work going on in the south west and across the UK and Ireland to support small-scale seed producers. She’ll be joined by  Tim ‘Mac’ Macartney, founder […]

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Commercial Growers 06 March 2019

Train as a Seed Producer! West of England

  Do you want to create a biodiverse and ecologically sustainable seed system? Would you like to learn more about producing seed on your farm? We believe that seed production is at the heart of seed sovereignty and we have been working with expert seed producers to create a hands-on training programme specifically designed for […]

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Events 19 February 2020

Stroud Seed Swap Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

On Friday 31st January Stroud Potato and Seed Swap celebrated their 10th anniversary! Located in the town church hall and at Stroud Farmer’s Market, the event raised funds and awareness for Transition Town Stroud and Down to Earth, an organisation which supports the Stroud Community Seed Bank amongst other projects. 26 varieties of potato and […]

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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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