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What to Plant in August

There are still quite a few things you should be sowing in August to provide you with a good supply of food over the winter period, late croppers such as Spring Cabbage, Winter Roscoff Cauliflower as well as hardy lettuce are ideal. Although we think of lettuce as a summer crop, it is a ...

“We are curating”…vacancy for Orchard and Nursery Assistant

We require an Orchard and Nursery Assistant to assist our Orchard-Nursery team in curating the heritage apple tree collection; maintaining the land; supporting in the full cycle for tree sales and also for juicing. Working as part of a three strong team, the Orchard and Nursery Assistant will contribute to the important work in protecting ...

We are sowing… Irish Seed Savers vacancy for Seed-to-Seed Assistant (interim)

We require an Interim Seed-to-Seed Assistant to assist our Interim Seed Bank Co-ordinator in the daily growing of produce for seed; research on our crops; documenting observations and results; and preparing the harvested produce for seed; as well as packing seed for our seed bank, supporters, and the general public. The Interim Seed-to-Seed Assistant must ...

We are sharing…seeking a sales assistant

Job opportunity  - Sales Assistant at Irish Seed Savers. This role is integral to ensuring the smooth running of our stores (online and on-site) and supporting administrative needs as and when they arise. The Sales Assistant must have a full driving licence; be fluent in English, be computer literate, and have experience with Point of Sale ...

We Are Growing, Seeking a Gardener to join our Seed-to-Seed team

Irish Seed Savers Association CLG have been in operation since 1991, focusing on conserving and preserving heritage crop seeds and rare heirloom seeds to protect Ireland’s long-term food sovereignty in this ever changing climate. Located in Scarriff, in Co. Clare, we run a 20 acre organic farm containing gardens, orchards and the country’s public seed bank. We require an ...

Annual Accounts

The Irish Seed Savers Association CLG is a registered charity (CHY 13989). We are inclusive, transparent and committed to best practices and accountability. Below are our Annual Accounts. Annual Accounts 2012 Annual Accounts 2013 Annual Accounts 2014 Annual Accounts 2015

Irish Seed Savers Annual Seed Share 2017

Seed Share - Sunday 5th March 12pm - 4pm FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers FREE Entry for Children €5 for General Addmission It's that time of year again where we are all beginning to plan our gardens for the year ahead. Where to place the flowers, how many raised beds will i have? What ...

Recipe of the Month for February

This month we have a delicious Parsnip and Leek Gratin Recipe Ingredients 1 garlic clove 2 American Flag leeks (or alternative organic leeks) 500g Viceroy parsnip (or alternative organic parsnip) 25g Organic butter (or coconut oil) 150ml double Organic cream (or a ...

Annual Seed Share at Irish Seed Savers

Seed Share - Sunday 5th March 12pm - 4pm FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers FREE Entry for Children €5 for General Addmission It's that time of year again where we are all beginning to plan our gardens for the year ahead. Where to place the flowers, how many raised beds will i have? What did ...

Learn how to Graft your own trees – In a one day workshop

What is Tree Grafting? Grafting involves joining together parts of two plants to function as a single plant. One of the plants provides the lower trunk and root system, this is called the stock or rootstock. The other plant provides the upper portion (stems, leaves, flowers and fruit) that has the desirable characteristics (beautiful flowers or ...

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