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Seedy Sunday: UK’s Biggest Seed Swap!: Sun 3rd Feb 2013, Brighton

Seedy Sunday Brighton, the UK’s biggest and longest-running community seed swap event.

Date: Sunday 3rd February, 10am – 4.00pm
Venue: Brighton Corn Exchange, Church Street, BN1 1UE.
Seedy Sunday is the UK’s biggest community seed swap. The event takes place every February in Brighton and Hove, in southern England. Seedy Sunday is also a campaign to protect biodiversity and protest against the increasing control of the seed supply by a handful of large companies.

Entry to Seedy Sunday is just £3, concessions £2, children free. Come and enjoy more than 50 stalls, lots of talks, demonstrations and children’s activities as well as the community seed-swap.
Seedy Sunday is supported by The Heritage Seed Library and The Millennium Seed Bank and generously sponsored by Infinity Foods. 
More info: www.seedysunday.org
Location Map: Click here

Seedy Sunday Talks Programme 2013

Every year Seedy Sunday aims to provide a stimulating, challenging and entertaining series of talks during the day and this year we’re very excited to have some great speakers joining us to discuss some very important topics. Whether you’re interested in politics and campaigning or horticulture and sowing the seeds you’ve swapped, there are talks on this year’s programme for everyone.  Each talk will be followed by an opportunity for questions and discussion. 
(Check the programme on the day for final details)

 
  • ‘Open Pollinated Seeds, Our Key to Seed Sovereignty’, Peter Brinch, The Open Pollinated Seeds Initiative
  • ‘Not Weeds But Resources’, Roy Vickery, South London Botanical Institute and editor of www.plant-lore.com 
  • ‘Are you a first time seed-sower? An introduction to basic sowing and growing for the absolute beginner, Steve Bustin, local garden writer. 
  • ‘Saving Seeds from Corporate Control’, Patrick Mulvaney, UK Food Group.
  • James Wong, TV Botanist and science presenter and author of new book ‘James Wong’s Homegrown Revolution’.
 

More info: www.seedysunday.org  
Location Map: Click here
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