Articles Tagged "Seed Saving"

The team from the London Freedom Seed Bank had us all enthralled last week at Incredible Edible Lambeth’s Seed Saving Event, held at the beautiful South London Botanical Institute. Julie Riehl and Charlotte Dove provided a wealth of information about the whys and hows of seed saving. Charlotte reminded us why it was so vital…

Please join us for our annual Seed Swap in partnership with the Garden Museum. Come to the Clore Learning Space where we will share stories, wrap little seeds of hope in paper and envelopes, plan our vegetable gardens for the year ahead, and go away feeling inspired and energised. Last year we challenged you to…

We grow a large variety of local and tropical vegetables, herbs, fruit & flowers in this hugely productive wildlife-friendly community garden. We also do a lot of seed saving. All the produce is harvested and cooked on site so volunteers can enjoy free nutritious, organic, carbon-zero meals on a weekly basis. The garden also functions…

Did you know that in the past 80 years we have lost 93% of the world’s seed varieties? This directly affects us and our diets, as it means that the diversity of food available to us is also being lost. The big drivers in all this loss are the large seed companies who are franchising…

We are working hard to raise awareness of local food activism and promote the growing of food in Lambeth, as well as highlighting the global issues surrounding our broken food system. In the past six months our membership has risen to around 250 (formally signed up, using our newish sign up system) – this includes…

Over 80 people attended our seed swap at the Garden Museum on 27 January 2018 – it was a big success. There were four themed swapping/sharing tables which were primed with  slightly out-of-date seeds donated by Franchi Seeds and then added to by attendees. We also had guest appearances from Esiah Levy who brought painted…

A popular request from our new members, when signing up, is for training. We will curate some of our own training but in the meantime here are some training opportunities that are about at the moment.