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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 [...]

16 06, 2022

NIHBS welcomes the Irish Seed Savers Association to the Conservation Area Family

2022-06-16T08:57:46+00:00June 16th, 2022|News, Research & Conservation|Comments Off on NIHBS welcomes the Irish Seed Savers Association to the Conservation Area Family

The Native Irish Honey Bee Society have joined up with Irish Seed Savers to help in the conservation of Ireland's native black honeybees. "Irish Seed Savers have signed up to be A Voluntary Conservation Area for Ireland's native black honeybees. Irish Seed Savers are committed to preserving the local genetic character of our indigenous black [...]

8 06, 2022

How to Save Seed – Video Tutorials

2022-07-27T12:38:40+00:00June 8th, 2022|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 for seed and save seed [...]

24 05, 2022

Tastes of the Orchards 2022

2022-05-24T11:56:17+00:00May 24th, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Tastes of the Orchards 2022

These apple tasting tours are always a highlight of the year and offer you the chance to taste some of Ireland’s rare heritage apple varieties. Our knowledgeable orchard staff will bring you on a guided tour of the orchards. Discussing our conservation work, talking about the many rare varieties we have in our orchards (180+ [...]

18 05, 2022

Free Biodiversity Tours – 18th – 21st May – 11am

2022-05-18T08:59:22+00:00May 18th, 2022|Events, News, Outreach|Comments Off on Free Biodiversity Tours – 18th – 21st May – 11am

Free Biodiversity Tours - 18th - 21st May, 11am This year as part of National Biodiversity Week Irish Seed Savers will be hosting free biodiversity tours from the 18th - 21st of May, each day at 11am. These guided tours will showcase our vital conservation work and the role we play in helping to protect [...]

16 05, 2022

Annual Plant Share 2022 – Sunday 22nd May

2022-05-21T14:06:25+00:00May 16th, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Annual Plant Share 2022 – Sunday 22nd May

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to once again host the Annual Plant Share on Sunday 22nd May from 12pm – 4pm. Every year we invite the public to bring along any surplus plants, seedlings, shrubs, seeds and to share them with others. Rare varieties are usually on offer and this is our way of promoting [...]

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