Commercial Growers 27 November 2018

Seed Week raises awareness of organic seed being grown by small-scale producers across the UK & Ireland

PRESS RELEASE Seed Week raises awareness of organic seed being grown by small-scale producers across the UK & Ireland As annual seed catalogues hit the doormats of eager gardeners, the UK and Ireland Seed Sovereignty Programme urges people to reconsider their purchasing habits and plant a seed of change in 2019 by buying from organic, […]

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Seed Matters 15 January 2021

Seed Sovereignty – Much to Celebrate this Seed Week

Shoots of Hope 2020, the Year of the Seed. Okay, of course 2020 will forever be synonymous with the Coronavirus pandemic, but if we could re-brand it, the Year of the Seed may be apt, and certainly infinitely more uplifting. Covid has largely eclipsed all other news stories over the past 11 months, but in […]

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Seed Matters 24 January 2022

Support the Seed Packet Pledge

This Seed Week, from 24th – 28th January we invite you to take the Seed Packet Pledge. By donating £2.50 per month – that’s the average price of a packet of seeds! – you can help sow the Seed Revolution, supporting Gaia’s Seed Sovereignty UK and Ireland Programme. If you’d like to see a locally adapted, […]

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Commercial Growers 06 December 2018

Where to Buy Local, Organic Seed this Year

To celebrate Seed Week we’ve brought together a list of producers who are all committed to cultivating, selecting and saving the best possible quality organic seed. By supporting small-scale producers based here in the UK and Ireland you cast a vote for an ecologically sane seed and food system that doesn’t cost the Earth. So […]

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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 (, or your local Regional Coordinator. Follow the South West @swseedsovuk Mandy Barber at Incredible Vegetables […]

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Seed Matters 20 January 2022

What’s coming up for Seed Week 2022

Our 5th annual Seed Week is almost upon us, and it would be fair to say we have a cornucopia of seed goodness in store for you over the course of next week! In this article you can find a brief menu of seed happenings between 24-28th January, including: Two events, sharing seed stories and […]

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