A Lincolnshire Seed Saver


A Legacy Imbued in the Seed

A short film about beans

Tamsin Leakey, a Lincolnshire grower and seed saver, tells the story of the work of her father and the development of the Leakey bean collection, in this beautiful film from the Gaia Foundation.

Credit: The Gaia Foundation

The Future of Seed

Seed sovereignty is about growers being able to produce and have control of their seeds – by saving seed from the crops they grow, selecting the strongest and most suitable seeds for breeding, and exchanging seeds freely with others. Sounds simple, right? At the moment, almost all commercial seeds are F1 hybrids. The seeds that these plants produce are either sterile or the seed saved from them can be expected to produce poor crops…

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The Seed Co-operative

“Our mission is to sow the seeds of a healthy and resilient organic food system that promotes diversity, democracy and a closer relationship with our food, and those who grow it.” The Seed Co-operative Sowing the seeds of a resilient food future The Seed Co-operative is a Lincolnshire seed producer – growing, processing and selling organic, open pollinated seeds. The seeds are adapted to the local climate and organic growing systems. Co-operatively owned and…

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