Bristol Seed Swap event is part of a global movement of people who recognise seed swapping as an opportunity to share skills, techniques, knowledge, experience, stories, ideas, dreams… it strengthens both our biodiversity and community.
More info on seed saving and related topics:
www.realseeds.co.uk A comprehensive site – clear, detailed info & great seeds too!
www.gardenorganics.org.uk – Some info on seed saving & lots on organic gardening
http://www.seedambassadors.org/seed-saving-guide/ – Really useful guide & site
http://landworkersalliance.org.uk/south-west-seed-savers-cooperative/ – SW Comrades doing great things!
http://seedsavers.net/ – Great Australian network, with great resources & info.
https://www.permaculture.co.uk/articles/top-tips-seed-saving – Permaculture mag tips & links
www.kew.org/science-conservation/collections/millennium-seed-bank – Kew Collection
http://seedfreedom.info/ An inspirational global movement!
FREE downloadable Guide to Seed Saving, Seed Stewardship & Seed Sovereignty – Sooo much good stuff here!
Seed Saving booklet – Bristol Seed Swap – A beautifully illustrated Bristol Seed Swap crew creation
The Seed Savers’ Handbook, Jeremy Cherfas
‘Breed your own vegetable varieties’ by Carol Deppe
‘Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners‘ by Suzanne Ashworth
‘Heirloom Seed Saving Handbook: Your Personal Survival Seed Bank by’ by Danny Gansneder
‘Seedswap’ Josie Jeffery
A wonderful source of information, try typing seed saving into the search for an overview or specify a particular type of plant.
Below a link to a half hour documentary, 30 years old now but still relevant.
and once you’ve got your seeds