Community groups 20 January 2021

Our Seeds in the North

Charlie Gray, Seed Sovereignty Programme Coordinator for Northern England, gives a whistle-stop tour of some of the most exciting seed happenings across the region. The Lancaster Seed Library Initiated by Transition City Lancaster and Incredible Edible Lancaster, the Lancaster Seed Library started in 2015 with the aim of bringing back the lost skill of seed saving. […]

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Community groups 17 January 2021

Gathering the Seed Community: A Conversation with Seedy Sunday

Kate Harrison has been Chair of Seedy Sunday since 2019, and on the organising committee since 2017. She has had an organic allotment in Brighton for nearly 20 years, and enjoys gardening as part of a community, and experimenting with growing unusual fruit and vegetables. Seedy Sunday Brighton and Hove is the largest and oldest […]

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Commercial Growers 18 July 2018

Scotland Seed Training Day a Great Success

“Inspired to extend seed saving practice.” “I found the course very interesting and it was presented in an interesting and accessible way.” “The networking part of this day was really worthwhile coming for.” These were some of the comments by participants at the well-attended Seed Production Training day at Newton Dee. Participants came from Aberfeldy, […]

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Commercial Growers 19 January 2021

Seed Stories of the South West

This year ‘Seed Week 2021’ shares stories of South West grower’s favourite varieties and why they love saving seeds! If you’re interested in being involved in the Seed Sovereignty Programme – get in touch with Robyn or Ellen (robyn@gaianet.org, ellen@gaianet.org) or your local Regional Coordinator. Follow the South West @swseedsovuk Mandy Barber at Incredible Vegetables […]

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Commercial Growers 15 August 2018

Seed The Untold Story Film Screening + Q&A in Exeter

Tue 4 Sep: 7.30pm + Q&A Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, Seed: The Untold Story follows the passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies […]

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Commercial Growers 14 July 2021

A Seed-Saving Year at Leen Organics – June

In this latest installment Jason marvels at the magnificence of the mid-summer sun, reflects on the unruliness of radishes and prepares to scale the heady heights of the harvest yet to come.   It’s June 9th and the lessons are coming thick and fast this month.  The first big one is that despite tying and […]

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