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8 02, 2024

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

2024-02-14T17:29:35+00:00February 8th, 2024|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 an Uachtaráin in memory of [...]

19 01, 2024

Join us at the Community Seed Share!

2024-01-31T18:07:27+00:00January 19th, 2024|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 and resilience. Discover a treasure [...]

6 12, 2023

Seeds of Europe – Documentary Film

2023-12-06T11:40:24+00:00December 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Seeds of Europe – Documentary Film

Seeds of Europe is a short documentary directed by Lennart Kleinschmidt and Lotta Schwenkert, featuring seed producers and seed savers from Ireland, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic, including Irish Seed Savers Association.  The documentary highlights the diversity of European agricultural ecosystems and the struggle for the essential work of seed producers [...]

11 10, 2023

Irish Seed Savers Association to Host 12th European Forum of EC-LLD at Trinity College Dublin

2023-10-11T15:44:24+00:00October 11th, 2023|Events, News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Association to Host 12th European Forum of EC-LLD at Trinity College Dublin

Irish Seed Savers Association is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 12th European Forum of the European Coordination of Let’s Liberate Diversity (EC-LLD) at Trinity College Dublin from October 26th to 28th, 2023. The conference will be inaugurated by Pippa Hackett, Minister for State, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The [...]

15 05, 2023

National Biodiversity Week – Free Guided Tours May 27th

2023-05-15T16:40:12+00:00May 15th, 2023|Events, News|Comments Off on National Biodiversity Week – Free Guided Tours May 27th

National Biodiversity Week is an annual celebration of Ireland’s biodiversity and the importance of protecting it. This year, Irish Seed Savers is joining the festivities by offering free guided garden and orchards tours on Saturday May 27th. The heritage gardens and orchards at Irish Seed Savers are a showcase of the rich biodiversity of Ireland, [...]

27 04, 2023

Let’s Celebrate European Orchard Day 2023!

2023-04-27T11:05:20+00:00April 27th, 2023|Events, News|Comments Off on Let’s Celebrate European Orchard Day 2023!

April 28th is European Orchard Day! – A celebration of blooming orchards, the delicacies, the cultural heritage and the biodiversity all over Europe! To celebrate, Irish Seed Savers is offering FREE entry to our heritage orchards on that day! This is the perfect opportunity to experience the beauty and history of these unique orchards that [...]

12 04, 2023

The Night Orchard Pop Up Café at Irish Seed Savers

2023-04-12T11:38:36+00:00April 12th, 2023|Events, News|Comments Off on The Night Orchard Pop Up Café at Irish Seed Savers

Irish Seed Savers is delighted to announce that The Night Orchard pop-up café will open on Saturday April 15th. The café will be located on the organisation's premises in Scariff, Co. Clare, and promises to offer a unique dining experience for visitors. The cafe's menu will feature a range of dishes made using organic and [...]

24 03, 2023

Its a Long Way to Tipperary!

2023-03-24T12:22:30+00:00March 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Its a Long Way to Tipperary!

This May, Kate Brooks will swim the River Shannon from the North shores of Lough Allen to the twin towns of Killaloe/Ballina, a journey of over 200 kilometres. It’s a long way to Tipperary. Kate is fundraising for Irish Seed Savers, a charity close to her heart. Kate’s father Ted was a long-term supporter of [...]

8 02, 2023

Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course 2023

2023-02-08T16:12:50+00:00February 8th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course 2023

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to partner with NOTS who have offered funding toward a Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD course taking place across 2023. Taking place on-site at the Irish Seed Savers in Co. Clare, this course consists of five modules, taught over five full days throughout the year. The course begins on [...]

8 02, 2023

Every Seed has a Story…….

2023-02-08T09:33:12+00:00February 8th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Every Seed has a Story…….

Irish Seed Savers Association made a commitment to preserve, conserve and share heritage seed varieties when it began over 30 years ago. This pledge remains as vibrant and strong today as it did then and involves not only the physical aspects of gathering, growing and saving seeds and Irish heritage apple trees but also the [...]

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