Collecting and growing old fruit trees, vegetables, and flowers for 20 years, aware of their importance and their value in our lives and our future, they focus on saving seeds of our own New Zealand Heirlooms.
Seed Savers Aotearoa New Zealand:
National Seed Savers Network to connect home garden seed savers and small seed exchanges. SSANZ facilitates the sharing of information and resources amongst regional seed saving groups in New Zealand. 18 regional groups listed
Seeds of Change: www.seedsofchange.com
Seeds of Change offers 100% Certified Organic seeds, plants and foods. Aiming to improve the lives of this and future generations by preserving biodiversity, they promote sustainable organic agricultural practices.
Seed Savers Exchange: www.seedsavers.org
A non-profit organization, located in Iowa, for the preservation of heirloom vegetables and fruits.
HDRA – Henry Doubleday Research Association: www.hdra.org.uk
The Heritage Seed Library (HSL) aims to conserve and make available vegetable varieties that are not widely available, maintaining a collection, mainly of European varieties. The collection has many varieties that have been dropped from popular seed catalogues, and also some landraces and a large number of family heirloom varieties that have never been in a catalogue.
Kew Gardens / Wakehurst Place – Millennium Seed Bank: www.kew.org
Statistics suggest that two-thirds of the world's flowering plants are in danger of extinction before the end of the century. The Millennium Seed Bank Project is an international collaborative plant conservation initiative aiming to safeguard 24,000 plant species from around the globe against extinction.
Seeds – we don’t own them - they sustain us ****