A Seed Saving Workshop

Taking a training for budding growers in the south west, here Kate McEvoy from the Real Seed Company tells us why The Gaia Foundation's Seed Sovereignty programme is a much needed boost to the organic and open pollinated seed industry.

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The Need for Seed in a Changing Climate

Gerald Miles, the owner of Caerwys farm, shows how climate change is affecting farming along the Pembrokeshire coastline and why seed diversity is critical for resilience to climate change. Gerald is one of a number of farmers who are looking for agro-ecological seed that will perform well in a variety of conditions.

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The Problem with Hybrid Seed

Ben Gabel from the Real Seed Company in Wales tells us why hybrid seed is a dead end. The Real Seed Company have been selling agroecological seed varieties to farmers and growers across the UK and beyond for seventeen years. They run the Real Seed Catalogue so you can make purchases easily online. realseeds.co.uk

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Seeds of Sovereignty

As the world’s agriculture and food systems face a crisis of disappearing seed diversity, a new short film tells the story of how African farming communities and organisations are reviving traditional seed diversity across the continent, and resisting mounting corporate pressure.

The follow up to our landmark 2012 film Seeds of Freedom, narrated by Jeremy Irons. seedsoffreedom.info

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Seeds of Justice

Seeds of Justice follows Ethiopian plant geneticist Dr Melaku Worede’s inspirational work to re-valorise farmers’ knowledge and protect their position as guardians of seed diversity.

A film by The Gaia Foundation in collaboration with the African Biodiversity Network, GRAIN, MELCA Ethiopia, USC Canada and Ethic-Organic Seed Action. Narrated by Jon Snow. Find out more at www.seedsoffreedom.info

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Seeds of Freedom

A landmark film narrated by Jeremy Irons.
The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt.
It’s been written by those who want to make vast profit from our food system, no matter what the true cost.
It’s time to change the story.
Find out more at seedsoffreedom.info

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