20/01/2021

Seedy Sunday lets go

By: Jackie Sweet

Despite the restrictions of lockdown and the pandemic, the Seedy Sunday team are not being deterred!

They – and us – are determined to ensure that gardeners far and wide will be able to grow your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers this year! Here’s how to get your seeds:

Go to the Seedy Sunday website www.seedysunday.org and register for a bundle of 10 packets of seeds and then come and collect these from us in our Shop from Monday 8th Feb if you give us your name.

These are free, but obviously, Seedy Sunday would appreciate any donations >>>Donate now with PayPal<<<

Please note that we can only give out a bundle of seeds to people who have pre-registered on the Seedy Sunday website.

Community projects can also register on the Seedy Sunday website and can get a bundle of 30 packets of seeds from us in the Shop! The Seedy Sunday team have used some of the sponsorship money we give them to buy in a load of seeds and have been busily packeting them up into our new 50th-anniversary seed envelopes to ensure that we can all still grow our own vegetables, fruit and flowers this coming year! Yay!!

If you need more seeds or you didn’t get what you hoped for in your bundle, you can also get a wide range of organically grown vegetable, herb and flower seeds in our Shop. We are also not being deterred by not having a Seedy Sunday event to go to, and so we will have 4 kinds of organic seed potatoes and shallot sets available to buy in smaller sized bags from Monday, Feb 8th to coincide with when you can collect your bundle of seeds from Seedy Sunday.

You can also bring your packets of saved seeds into our Shop at 25 North Road, Brighton and they will go towards the seed swap for 2022. The seeds donated in 2020 will form part of the seed bundles this year.

The Seedy Sunday team are finding this way of having a socially distanced seed swap is proving to be a good template for other seed swaps around the country! As the longest-running community seed swap in the UK and which Infinity Foods has always been so proud to support and sponsor, we are delighted to be able to collaborate and find a way to enable you to enjoy growing and gardening this year!

Seedy Sunday are also holding a few virtual events in conjunction with Seedy Saturday in Lewes and Bristol Seed Swap which sound brilliant and unmissable, see below:

Saturday 30 January, 5 pm 

Seedy Saturday Lewes in partnership with Seedy Sunday Brighton & Hove webinar: Vivien Sansour “seed stories” Tickets £3:
Join us for an inspiring talk about seed sharing, growing food, and building resilient growing communities with Vivien Sansour

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seed-stories-tickets-134642265641

 

Bristol Seed Swap online events: Tickets free

Saturday 6 February, 2 pm, Liz Zorab – First steps to food security.

Sunday 7 February, 1 pm, Sara Venn – Food Justice and Seed Sovereignty in Bristol and Beyond.

Monday 8 February, 7 pm, Diane Holness – Seed Saving – how and why we all should do it

https://www.bristolseedswap.com/