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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 [...]

7 12, 2021

Gift ideas this Christmas

2022-02-18T12:37:15+00:00December 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Gift ideas this Christmas

Looking for that unique gift idea this Christmas? Look no further, here at Irish Seed Savers we have a range of gifts that keep on giving. Become a Supporter Give the gift of a subscription to Irish Seed Savers. Free seeds, selection of supporter only seed varieties, discounts and more. To find out more about [...]

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 [...]

23 11, 2021

Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course

2021-11-26T12:28:32+00:00November 23rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD Course

We are delighted to partner with NOTS and the Heritage Council to offer a Heritage Orchard Development & Management CPD course taking place across 2022. Taking place on our farm in Co. Clare, this course consists of five modules, taught over five full days throughout the year. The course begins in March and concludes in [...]

19 08, 2021

Irish Seed Savers Announce 3D Virtual Tour in Development

2021-08-19T11:31:59+00:00August 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Irish Seed Savers Announce 3D Virtual Tour in Development

Irish Seed Savers are delighted to announce during Heritage Week 2021 that we are in the process of creating a digital heritage resource in the format of a virtual reality 360˚ experience to provide access to the living heritage at Irish Seed Savers Association. Funded by the Heritage Council Community Heritage Grant Scheme, this project [...]

11 08, 2021

Life on the farm – August

2021-08-11T12:02:27+00:00August 11th, 2021|Life on the Farm, News|Comments Off on Life on the farm – August

In the orchards general maintenance is a priority while the weather is good. Checking and replacing stakes, adjusting tree ties and cutting grass happen on a daily basis. Budding is our main task for August. This is a form of grafting in which a single bud is used as the scion rather than a section of stem. Once [...]

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