Irish Seed Savers Association to host annual Seed Share event, Sunday 5th March

Published by Caitriona Rogerson on

2nd March 2017

To kick off the growing season,  the Irish Seed Savers will host their annual Seed Share event at their site in Scariff, Co. Clare, on Sunday 5th March from 12pm – 4pm.

People young and old are invited to come  along and bring any spare seeds they have to swap and share with others. You may arrive with some courgette or lettuce seeds, but leave with rare Emerald Apple tomato seeds from Russia.

While you are there, you can also take a stroll through their 20 acres of Organic Seed Gardens, Heritage Orchards and Native Woodland trails, or have a bite to eat in their cafe.

Seed Share: Sunday 5th March 12pm – 4pm

Location: The Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scariff, Co.Clare
FREE Entry for supporters of Irish Seed Savers
FREE Entry for Children
€5 for General Admission

The Irish Seed Savers Association maintains the country’s public seed bank with over 600 non-commercially available varieties of seed. They conserve and grow heritage apple trees and other fruit tree varieties. They also run workshops throughout the year on various topics to teach others how to save seeds, grow their own food and be self-sustainable. For more information check out their website: 


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Caitriona Rogerson

Caitriona is a contributor to Green News. She has a BA in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design. Caitriona is also involved in environmental campaigns around the issues of plastic pollution.