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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

2021-02-19T12:05:52+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 [...]

15 02, 2021

2021 marks the 30th anniversary since Irish Seed Savers began.

2021-02-15T13:12:14+00:00February 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on 2021 marks the 30th anniversary since Irish Seed Savers began.

This is a chance to celebrate the journey so far and an opportunity to start building our future. To help make that future possible, we are asking everyone that values our work to support us by donating €30 at 30. This will enable us to run a year that will: • Continue to build on [...]

13 01, 2021

Temporary Suspension of Seed Sales

2021-01-13T12:03:38+00:00January 13th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Temporary Suspension of Seed Sales

Dear Supporter Happy New Year to you from all of us here at Irish Seed Savers. Thanks so much to those of you who have already sent in your seed orders, and especially to those of you who have taken the new step of ordering your seeds and gardening needs through our new website. We are delighted [...]

20 10, 2020

Conservation, Food Security and Coronavirus

2020-12-21T11:01:12+00:00October 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Before spring flourishes into life at Irish Seed Savers, we are usually finishing the cultivation of our gardens and orchards. Turning over green manures, tending to overwintering crops in the polytunnels, pruning our apple trees and setting up irrigation systems to ensure a successful growing season ahead. Unfortunately, just as we were about to get [...]

11 09, 2020

How your donations help

2020-12-21T11:00:51+00:00September 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Wayne Frankham is Regional Coordinator of the Seed Sovereignty programme in conjunction with The Gaia Foundation and runs a range of Seed Outreach initiatives for Irish Seed Savers. Wayne’s mission is to train community groups to grow and save their own seed and because of YOU, and your generous donations Wayne has been able to connect and train communities [...]

26 02, 2020

Programme for Government for a climate and nature friendly future

2020-08-17T09:48:53+00:00February 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Ireland’s leading environmental coalitions have called on all parties entering discussions to form the next Government to put biodiversity and climate breakdown front and centre in the next Dail. Writing to party leaders, the Irish Environmental Network and the Environmental Pillar have called on them to ensure that the next Programme for Government follows its [...]

6 02, 2020

Irish Seed Savers supports Environmental Pillar Manifesto

2020-08-17T09:37:08+00:00February 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Irish Seed Savers are a proud member of the The Environmental Pillar, an organisation comprised of 26 national independent environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs), who work together to represent the views of the Irish environmental sector. In the lead up to the General Election 2020, The Environmental Pillar have released their manifesto that identifies 10 critical [...]

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