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Welcome to Irish Seed Savers Association

We are a non profit maintaining the country’s only public seed bank, with over 800 non-commercially available varieties of seed. We also house the national collection of Irish heritage apple trees in our orchards, with over 180+ unique varieties.

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806, 2022

How to Save Seed – Video Tutorials

By |June 8th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on How to Save Seed – Video Tutorials

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to present four films about how we grow for seed and save seed. The foundation of growing for seed is good soil, which you can learn about in the first video 'Soil, Seed and Sustainability'. This is followed by three videos detailing how to grow [...]

802, 2024

President Michael D. Higgins Extends Warm Welcome to Irish Seed Savers Association at Áras an Uachtaráin

By |February 8th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on President Michael D. Higgins Extends Warm Welcome to Irish Seed Savers Association at Áras an Uachtaráin

On Wednesday, 7th February, President Michael D. Higgins graciously hosted the Irish Seed Savers Association at Áras an Uachtaráin for a courtesy call. During this special visit, the Irish Seed Savers Association presented President Higgins and Sabina Higgins with a Lough Key Crab tree, which will be planted at Áras [...]

1901, 2024

Join us at the Community Seed Share!

By |January 19th, 2024|Categories: Events, News|Comments Off on Join us at the Community Seed Share!

It's that time of the year again when Irish Seed Savers opens its doors to sow the seeds of community, diversity, and sustainable agriculture. Join us on Saturday 24th February at the Annual Community Seed Share event, where the magic of gardening begins and where seeds tell stories of heritage [...]

501, 2024

Vacancy Head Gardener – Heritage Seed Gardens

By |January 5th, 2024|Categories: Vacancies|Comments Off on Vacancy Head Gardener – Heritage Seed Gardens

Irish Seed Savers is seeking to hire an exceptional individual to take on the role of Head Gardener. Irish Seed Savers are Ireland’s leading NGO working for the conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. Our vital work is conserving Ireland’s heritage food crops – open pollinated seed [...]

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