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21 11, 2022

Irish Seed Savers Feature on RTE Home Grown Series

2022-11-21T11:37:52+00:00November 21st, 2022|News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Feature on RTE Home Grown Series

Irish Seed Savers were thrilled to feature on Episode 2 of RTE series Home Grown on Monday November 14th. Home Grown is a brand new 7-part series which celebrates the Irish Horticulture industry and is presented by Kitty Scully and Colm O’Driscoll, who travel all over Ireland in search of stories that celebrate Irish Horticulture [...]

27 10, 2022

Other Stories Publication Launch at Irish Seed Savers

2022-10-27T09:13:51+00:00October 27th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Other Stories Publication Launch at Irish Seed Savers

On Thursday 13th October Irish Seed Savers Association was the venue for the latest in-person launch of ‘Other Stories, Cultural Heritage & Society’. Our beautiful site was a hive of activity as staff, volunteers and students from ALFA Steiner Secondary School gathered with representatives of International Council on Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS) Ireland. ICOMOS Ireland [...]

28 09, 2022

Irish Heritage Potted Apple Trees Now on Sale

2022-09-28T11:52:47+00:00September 28th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Irish Heritage Potted Apple Trees Now on Sale

Irish Seed are delighted to announce our selection of potted organic Irish heritage apples are now available to buy in store at Irish Seed Savers in Scariff, Co.Clare. Come along to view the selection on offer and let our knowledgeable staff talk you through the many varieties of Irish heritage apple trees available or ‘reserve’ [...]

22 09, 2022

Seed to Seed – Two Year Intermediate Seed Saving Course

2022-11-18T16:53:33+00:00September 22nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Seed to Seed – Two Year Intermediate Seed Saving Course

This course is aimed at organic farmers, market/community/home gardeners who are interested in learning how to save vegetable seed organically for themselves, their community or as an enterprise. It consists of eight in person modules over 2 years and is further supported by a once a month 1 hour online meeting and an online learning [...]

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 [...]

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