CAAAKKKEE!!Calling all bakers & lovers!

CAAAAAKKKKEEEE!!! Calling all cake bakers – if you have time please bake & donate a cake to the event! All of the profits made by the cafe (& donations for seeds) goes into making next years event even better, as well as a small donation to the heritage seed library! Calling all cake lovers –…

The History & Politics of Seeds

Great news for seed fans… We’ve got a fantastic talk lined up at the Bristol Seed Swap on 5th March 2016, courtesy of Humphrey Lloyd and Lynne Davis of Edible Futures – a social enterprise which plants edible gardens for the city of Bristol. Humphrey and Lynne will be talking about the history and politics…

Free kids activities

Alongside lots of seed swapping, cake eating, talks and storytelling we will have lots of free fun kids activities at the 2016 Bristol Seed Swap. There will be a bug hunt taking place across the site and paper pot making happening in the barn. Kids can make a paper pot out of newspaper and then…

Let Me Tell You A Story, Jack

We are super excited to announce that the lovely hosts of storytelling night Let Me Tell You A Story, Jack are getting involved with this year’s Seed Swap. On a cold day 3 years ago, Shonette & Will decided to create an event to bring together Bristol’s best writers, musicians, poets, comedians, illustrators and general…

Biochar – Ed Revill

We are delighted to announce our first speaker at the 2016 Bristol Seed Swap! Ed Revill will be joining us to explain the wonders of Biochar. For those not in the know, Biochar is a way of improving soil fertility, whilst also providing heat for warmth or cooking. Sounds good, right? Here’s more explanation from…

Our Venue – Feed Bristol

The 2016 Seed Swap is set to take place at Feed Bristol – Avon Wildlife Trust’s community food-growing project in Stapleton, Bristol. Feed Bristol is on eight acres of prime food-growing land with a range of habitats, growing spaces and excellent facilities. They support a range of community groups and schools with different needs, promoting health,…

Seed Saving – The Basics

We want to introduce as many people as possible to the idea of seed saving, because it’s very simple and very clever at the same time! Saving your own seed will not only save you money on purchasing seeds in the future, but could also help save a variety of vegetable or flower by producing…

Volunteer at our 2016 event

We are looking for volunteers to help us at our next event – Bristol Seed Swap 2016. It is taking place on the 5th March at Feed Bristol and there will be a lot to do on the day, for anyone who can spare some time to get involved. There are lots of different ways…