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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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Elders Voices Summit - learnings from Vancouver Island

Fergus Walker
23rd November, 2015

At the end of September (26th-28th) a Scottish delegation, including Fergus and Mags from Common Good Food, attended an international Elders Voices Summit on Vancouver Island in British Colombia (BC) in Canada – a gathering of people from all over the world, looking at how we can learn from indigenous ways in building greater social and ecological resilience.

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National Orchard Gathering in Dundee

Fergus Walker
11th September, 2015

THIS EVENT HAD TO BE POSTPONED - WATCH THIS SPACE FOR AN UPDATE

The second National Orchard Gathering for Scotland is being held in Dundee this October by Orchard Collective Scotland, a social-media based decentralised collective with big ambitions.

The collective formed organically a year ago around a...

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