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GetGrowing Gets Going in the UK

This May the very first GetGrowing course was run in the UK. For those not aware this is a hugely successful short course to teach complete novices how to start growing some of their own food, something that Amma’s is urging us to do and is one of the six InDeed pledges. The course has … Continue reading »

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Seed swap days

A number of seed swap events are being held around the country. Continue reading »

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Seeds for free!

“Grow Wild has thousands of free seed kits to share so people can transform their local spaces into beautiful, inspiring and colourful wild flower havens. Join one of the UK’s biggest-ever seed sowing campaigns and help to create over one million square metres of wild flowers in spring 2015. Register today to receive wild flower … Continue reading »

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Save Our Seeds

A draconian new EU regulation would see gardeners and farmers prevented from exchanging seeds and growing heritage varieties. Continue reading »

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The Future of Food and Seed

Please watch this wonderful speech by Vandana Shiva given as the keynote address at the 2009 Organicology Conference in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 2009.  She exposes the truth behind the Green Revolution; the TRIPS agreement; and many other attempts to claim nature as a commodity.

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Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva, the environmental campaigner, and Navdanya, based on the right to save and share seeds. Continue reading »

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Seeds of Doubt

North American farmers’ experiences of GM crops, in the Soil Association’s report. Continue reading »

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