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Seed & Tree Festival: reflections

Fergus Walker
12th February, 2016

Well, what a day we had last Saturday – and a huge well done to everyone who helped make it happen – especially our partners in organising the event – Helping Britain Blossom. We were amazed at just how many people came – at least 150, including Nicola Sturgeon and her followers calling by. Here are some first reflections on the day.

It seems to me that we are witnessing a quiet cultural revival in...

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Seed & Tree Festival: what do we want to achieve?

Fergus Walker
5th February, 2016

Well, that has come round quick - the Seed and Tree Festival is happening tomorrow! We have well over 100 people coming, we have umpteen things happening, we have the First Minister stopping by - what a day it's going to be! You can download a PDF of the full programme here or at the bottom of the page.

I would like to lay out our hopes for what we can achieve off the back of this event. This event is all about diversity of seeds and trees that we can harvest for food, but it is about so...

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How to save your own seeds

Fergus Walker
19th January, 2016

Ahead of our Seed and Tree Festival on Saturday 6th February (book your tickets now!), here is a guide to how to save your own seeds - something to get you started! This is a guest blog from Culbokie based seed wizard Agric. He has kindly given us permission to publish his excellent chapter on seed saving which forms part of the Transition Black Isle guide to growing in northern Scotland -...

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This is the agenda for the Seed and Tree Festival

Fergus Walker
13th January, 2016

We are pleased to announce our updated programme for our Seed and Tree Festival next month, and are excited by the chance for some really good discussions, some productive practical sessions and some merrymaking with wassailing, curry, and ceilidh. See below for details.

You can book your ticket for the event on seedtreefest....

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The ideas behind our Seed and Tree Festival

Fergus Walker
9th December, 2015

We are delighted to announce that we are teaming up with Helping Britain Blossom to bring you the Seed and Tree Festival on Saturday 6th February!

When we raised £2000 in our...

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