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27 07, 2022

Free Guided Tours in July and August

2022-07-27T11:33:44+00:00July 27th, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Free Guided Tours in July and August

Join us for a Free Guided Tour every Friday at 11am in July and August. Treat yourself to an expert led tour at the best time of year to explore our heritage seed gardens and polytunnels filled with vegetable crops growing for seed and heritage orchards brimming with apples. Marvel at the heritage orchards that [...]

15 07, 2022

Food Heritage for Biodiversity Open Day & Tours

2022-08-02T11:15:09+00:00July 15th, 2022|Events|Comments Off on Food Heritage for Biodiversity Open Day & Tours

Irish Seed Savers will host an exciting ‘Food Heritage for Biodiversity’ event on Sunday 21st August, as part of National Heritage Week. ‘Sustainable Heritage’ and ‘Biodiversity’ are the themes for this year’s National Heritage Week and in exploring this further Irish Seed Savers have lined up a series of talks, tours and tastings which aim [...]

12 01, 2022

Discover the Living Heritage at Irish Seed Savers in our 3D Virtual Tour

2022-01-20T09:18:36+00:00January 12th, 2022|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Discover the Living Heritage at Irish Seed Savers in our 3D Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in Irish Seed Savers orchards, gardens and living seed bank through our newly launched Virtual Reality 360˚ experiences where you will discover Ireland’s food crop heritage. Orchard Manager, Jeremy Turkington, takes you on a journey through our orchards to explore the National Irish Heritage Apple Tree Collection and narrates the fascinating story of [...]

1 12, 2021

The Hare’s Corner Update

2021-12-01T09:47:36+00:00December 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on The Hare’s Corner Update

On Monday 23rd of August, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa Hackett, joined members of Burrenbeo Trust, local farmers, representatives of Clare County Council and Irish Seed Savers to launch The Hare’s Corner, a new biodiversity initiative for Co. Clare. Inspired by the term ‘The Hare’s Corner’, an old [...]

30 11, 2021

Giving Tuesday

2021-11-30T09:08:34+00:00November 30th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Giving Tuesday

Thank you for your support of Irish Seed Savers Association as we continue to work to conserve open-pollinated heirloom seed varieties and safeguard Ireland’s Apple Tree heritage. We work with local communities, funders, and government departments to preserve our wonderful food crop cultural heritage. Today, November 30th is #GivingTuesday, and we are reaching out to [...]

24 11, 2021

Ted Brooks

2021-11-24T11:46:00+00:00November 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ted Brooks

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of our former Chair and long-time Irish Seed Savers supporter Ted Brooks. Ted had a wonderfully calm and quiet way about him, but was a man to get things done. His impact on our organisation was profound and enduring, he will be greatly [...]

19 08, 2021

Irish Seed Savers Announce 3D Virtual Tour in Development

2021-08-19T11:31:59+00:00August 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Announce 3D Virtual Tour in Development

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to announce during Heritage Week 2021 that we are in the process of creating a digital heritage resource in the format of a virtual reality 360˚ experience to provide access to the living heritage at Irish Seed Savers Association. Funded by the Heritage Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme, this project [...]

11 05, 2021

Irish Seed Savers Monthly Book Review – The Self-Sufficient Garden by Klaus Laitenberger

2021-05-11T16:20:34+00:00May 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Monthly Book Review – The Self-Sufficient Garden by Klaus Laitenberger

In a world filled with "How to Grow" books, Klaus Laitenberger has carved himself a virtually unique niche for Irish readers. His books are written on how to grow in Ireland, not someone else’s microclimates, but all the wonderful challenges that we face here. He has already produced must-have books, such as Vegetables for the [...]

26 02, 2021

Online Community Seed Exchange 2021

2021-03-01T09:10:39+00:00February 26th, 2021|Events, News|Comments Off on Online Community Seed Exchange 2021

The Irish Seed Savers Community Seed Exchange is one of our biggest events of the year where we invite individuals, gardening and community groups to come together and share / swop seeds. This event forms a large part of our ethos here at Irish Seed Savers, bringing communities together to promote biodiversity, share stories and to [...]

19 02, 2021

Community Seed Guardian Programme Awardees Announced

2021-11-17T10:21:38+00:00February 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Community Seed Guardian Programme Awardees Announced

Irish Seed Savers Association is delighted to announce that Ten Community Garden Groups have been awarded a place on the Community Seed Guardian Programme. Commencing on Friday 26th February, Irish Seed Savers will provide the ten selected community gardens training and mentoring in seed growing and seed saving with experienced facilitators, learning the steps to [...]

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