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The VISION of the London Freedom Seed Bank:

1 – RAISING AWARENESS: Of the skills and importance of seed saving; of the issues and actions threatening our seed heritage

2 – RE-SKILLING: Providing training for urban food growers, gardeners and schools about growing, saving and storing organic seed; creating a community of Freedom Seed Savers, skilled in seed saving techniques

3 – PRESERVING: Creating a living seed bank for protecting and storing our Freedom Seeds: rare and unusual varieties, grown and saved in London

4 – SHARING and DISTRIBUTING: Sharing and distributing Freedom Seeds for free to all who want to grow food

‘Seed is the source of life and the first link in the food chain. Control over seed means a control over our lives, our food and our freedom. We should turn our roof tops into gardens, which are seed sanctuaries, because the seed is centuries of evolution, a gift of our ancestors and needs to be saved as a gift for future generations.’
Vandana Shiva

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Seed Buddies programme takes root

The Seed Buddies programme launched with a successful training day at the Regent’s Park Allotment Garden in October 2016. The day was attended by 18 food growers and gardeners from across London who have been selected to be the next generation of seed savers for the Freedom Seed Bank. The training was delivered by seed … Continue reading Seed Buddies programme takes root

Final reminder for Seed Buddies training course

There’s just one week to go before the deadline to apply to become a Seed Buddy!  Seed Buddies form an important part of the Seed Bank’s network. They receive FREE training, access to rare and unusual seeds from the Seed Bank’s collection, and play an important role in helping to raise awareness of the role … Continue reading Final reminder for Seed Buddies training course

Seed Saving for Beginners: Theory and Practice

London Freedom Seed Bank invite you to this half-day workshop at Glengall Wharf Garden on Saturday 15th October. The session is for everyone interested in seed saving. Our trainer Charlotte Dove will go through the theory of seed saving (why save seeds, what is cross pollination, what are F1 cultivars) before giving practical advice on how you can … Continue reading Seed Saving for Beginners: Theory and Practice

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