‘State of Seed’ survey results and Seed Diversity and Resilience Exchange Opportunity

‘State of Seed’ survey results and Seed Diversity and Resilience Exchange Opportunity

The Landworkers’ Alliance and The Gaia Foundation's Seed Sovereignty Programme have published their 'State of Seed' report and are coordinating a series of virtual exchanges with projects in Europe and the USA to support the re-emergence of seed and grain sovereignty in the UK.

Lincolnshire Food Partnership visit Gosberton

Lincolnshire Food Partnership visit Gosberton

In May we had a visit from Laura Stratford who works with the Lincolnshire Food Partnership. We are very grateful to Laura and the Lincolnshire Food Partnership for permission to re-use the resultant blog in full. Why does seed sovereignty matter? Seed sovereignty is about growers being able to produce and have control of their seeds - by saving seed from the crops they grow, selecting the strongest and most suitable seeds for breeding, and exchanging seeds freely with others. Sounds simple, ...

Making Room For Seed - Seed Production in Market Gardens

Making Room For Seed - Seed Production in Market Gardens

Join the Seed Sovereignty Programme for a webinar on 26 May at 7pm to discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrating seed production for profit into existing commercial growing rotations.

Our seeds are our stories: Seed Week event

Our seeds are our stories: Seed Week event

Join the Seed Sovereignty Programme on Wednesday 20th January for an evening webinar exploring the connections between seeds, stories, culture and hope for the future. For many of us, our connection to seeds runs much deeper than just the practicalities of food production. Our seeds represent hard work, the growing season to come, and belief that we can build a better future. The journeys seeds take and the challenges they face are reflections of our own journeys and challenges. Join us for a...

Rhys' plot through 2019

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...

Report on Annual General Meeting 9 November 2019

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