Re-skilling workshops Spring 2014

We are hosting a programme of FREE training events to help you plan and undertake your seed saving activities in 2014.

The workshops will cover choosing the species that you want to save,  how many to grow,  how and why you can prevent cross-pollination,  selecting and finally saving the seed.   Come along to one or several of the sessions to develop your knowledge as your crops are growing,  learn from experts and share your experiences with other growers and savers.

The sessions are free.  We invite you to come and learn and in return commit to putting your learning into practice and later in the year return some 0f your seed harvest to the London Freedom Seed Bank.  In this way the seed bank,  and the network of seed savers, will grow, diversify and able to offer more free healthy seed to more new growers and savers.

To book a place please email

Saturday 1st February 2014 10am – 1pm 

Trainer: Peter Brinch of Open Pollinated Seeds

Venue:  Regents Park Allotment Garden  The Regent’s Park allotment garden is located in the middle of Regent’s Park itself,  at the Corner of Chester Road and the Inner Circle, next to the park’s office. If using a GPS use the postcode NW1 4NR.


Saturday 1st March 2014 10am – 1pm-  

Trainer: Sally Cunningham, Heritage Seed Library

Venue: South Bank Roof Garden,  Queen Elizabeth Hall.


Sunday 30 March 2014 10.30am -1.30pm – 

Trainer : Jack Astbury,  FOOD from the SKY

Venue: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, London, SE15 4EE


Saturday 26th April 2014 – 10.30am – 1.30pm

Trainer : Kate McEvoy, Real Seed Company

Venue: Growing Communities Starter Farm, Dagenham  Central Park Nursery, Rainham Rd North,Dagenham RM10 7EJ



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