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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

2022-05-18T08:18:53+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 [...]

15 04, 2022

Vacancy for Finance Director/Trustee 

2022-04-15T09:22:30+00:00April 15th, 2022|News, Vacancies|Comments Off on Vacancy for Finance Director/Trustee 

Finance Director/Trustee  Irish Seed Savers Association maintains the country’s only public seed bank, with over 600 non-commercially available varieties of seed. We also house the national collection of Irish heritage apple trees in our orchards, with over 180+ unique varieties.  Throughout the year we run a wide range of workshops, host school tours, and invite [...]

10 03, 2022

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022 at Irish Seed Savers

2022-03-10T15:03:30+00:00March 10th, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022 at Irish Seed Savers

We are delighted to host two events as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022 The theme of Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022 in Clare County Council is a celebration of life ‘Amuigh Faoin Aer’, the Great Outdoors. As springtime arrives, a series of bilingual events will showcase biodiversity, heritage and wellbeing. Tour of Irish Seed Savers [...]

18 02, 2022

Seed Saviours

2022-02-18T16:32:10+00:00February 18th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Seed Saviours

A great deal has happened in the last couple of years that could have major impacts on society and the environment for generations to come. The global pandemic known as Covid-19, historic wildfires raging across America, floods, fires and even snow in Australia has only highlighted the ongoing crisis regarding climate change. Yet through all [...]

15 02, 2022

Community Seed Exchange 2022 March 6th, 12 to 4pm

2022-02-25T12:37:37+00:00February 15th, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Community Seed Exchange 2022 March 6th, 12 to 4pm

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to announce that our Community Seed Exchange event is back for 2022! This event is for individuals, gardening and community groups to come together to share and swap seeds. From the rare to the everyday varieties, this event helps promote biodiversity and by sharing seeds we are building a more [...]

3 02, 2022

Irish Seed Savers Association at the 11th Organic Seed Conference

2022-02-07T11:06:07+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Events, News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Association at the 11th Organic Seed Conference

Irish Seed Savers Associations' Head Gardener, Tristan Lienhard, will be presenting at this internationally important event for seed savers everywhere.  In a video presentation he will take participants on a walk around our 20-acre organic farm, highlighting  our approach to 'Soil, Seed and Sustainability.' His talk will illustrate how growing takes place within the wider [...]

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 [...]

17 12, 2021

Additional ‘Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course’ added.

2021-12-17T13:39:14+00:00December 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Additional ‘Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course’ added.

Due to popular demand we are delighted to announce that we are running a second Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course. In partnership with NOTS and the Heritage Council this course will be taught over five full days throughout 2022. Taking place on our farm in Co. Clare, this course consists of five modules, [...]

15 12, 2021

2022 Heirloom Seed Catalogue

2021-12-15T15:31:03+00:00December 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on 2022 Heirloom Seed Catalogue

Our 2022 Heirloom Seed Catalogue is now available. Packed full of rare varieties you won't see in garden centres. The seeds grown on our farm in Co Clare are certified organic and open pollinated. By choosing open pollinated seed you contribute to sustainable food systems, regenerative practices and biodiversity. This helps to keep food security [...]

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