EXCEPTIONAL DEMAND

We are still experiencing high demand at the same time as reduced capacity due to coronavirus restrictions.  This is always a busy time of year as we juggle processing sales with establishing new seed crops.

We are dispatching most orders within 48-72 hours, but dispatch may take up to 7-10 working days in some cases.

Sowing the seeds of a resilient food system

Growing organic diversity in our fields, soils and seeds means working with Nature’s genius and embedding resilience for future generations.

Growing health, naturally

Seeds of open pollinated varieties, bred and maintained for organic systems, are the essential ingredients for farming that nurtures the health of our planet and people.

Democracy is at the heart of what we do

We work with a network of growers and share our skills to build a closer relationship between people, the food they eat and the farmers who grow it.

The availability of organic open pollinated seed has been in decline for many years.  The Seed Co-operative pare of particular significance.

Ben Raskin, Soil Association

The Seed Co-operative provides a community based solution from which growers and the whole food supply chain will be able to benefit.

Shane Holland, Slow Food UK

The work that the Seed Co-operative is embarking on is urgent and worthy of support.

Andy Goldring, Permaculture Association

Seed Co-operative are a vital part of the infrastructure needed for family farms to survive.

Sir Julian Rose, International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside 

Seed Co-operative is countering a potential mass extinction of the seeds we depend on for health, vitality and diversity in our food.

Patrick Holden, Sustainable Food Trust

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Rhys' plot through 2019

March 22, 2020

Rhys' plot through 2019

From April 2019 one of our happy customers regularly shared photos of his successes with us.  It is always great to get feedback.  It's important to know if people to have problems, but also a boost for us to know things are going well!! If you are looking for inspiration for 2020 and wondering what to sow?  Here are a selection of photos of Rhys's success you to give you some inspiration now that the seed buying season is approaching. As you can see, you can get from seed to plate in a short...

WE ARE RECRUITING - Seed Steward (or maybe TWO)

February 12, 2020

WE ARE RECRUITING - Seed Steward (or maybe TWO)

As an organisation that is all about growing we are looking for new staff to help us grow! We have an exciting full time opportunity for one person that could be expanded for a couple, if the right people came along.  We have on-site accommodation in a good quality mobile home (with woodburner), or living very locally would also be possible. Seed Steward (Field cropping) Seed Co-operative is run by a small, dedicated and friendly team who cover a broad range of tasks in their roles. As we gro...

Report on Annual General Meeting 9 November 2019

January 06, 2020

Report on Annual General Meeting 9 November 2019

Agenda, Minutes, Financial Report and Annual Report for the Seed Cooperative AGM on 9 November 2019 at Waltham Place, Berkshire

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