Seedy Sunday 21st Anniversary
21st anniversary event
Gardening for Biodiversity 10.30-11.30am
Talks programme starts with local legend Jools Lawton of Fork & Dig It, Brighton’s first Community Supported Agriculture; a partnership between farmers and consumers set up in 2011 at Stanmer Organics. Through an agroecological approach to farming, they reconcile communities with local food production and their environment. A practical talk on how to garden with nature in mind.
Helene Schulze 12-1pm
Helene is part of the collective behind London Freedom Seed Bank. She is doing a PhD exploring the contributions of seeds savers, particularly of migrant heritage, to crop diversity and building more just, resilient and joyful urban food futures. Come and discuss the political and social benefits of seed saving with some inspiring stories from around the world.
Local GQT panel 1.30-2.30pm
Homegrown local organic gardening legend, Brighton and Hove Organic Gardening Group (BHOGG)’s Ruth Urbanowicz has the honour of being one of the founders of Seedy Seedy and still very much campaigning for our planet today.
Challenge the team with your local gardening conundrums and share tips and ideas.
Charles Dowding 3-4pm
Hheadliner No Dig guru Charles Dowding “say goodbye to backbreaking digging – say hello to a healthy, productive garden”. A rare opportunity to hear in person his real life experiences of 40 years of No Dig which is constantly evolving. You won’t fail to learn something Charles Dowding No Dig Gardening
All talks are free with your £4 event admission. Under 18s free
SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY
Kindly sponsored by Infinity Foods Co-operative Ltd