Seed Savers Connect

Attracting & Keeping New Members

The following are ideas were gathered during a National Zoom Gathering in April 2022 in response to the following questions: How do you attract new members and volunteers? How do you keep them involved and excited to stay with your group? Please reply to this post if you think we missed anything mentioned during the […]

Seed Saving Group Structures

There is no set requirement to become a seed saving group in Australia. Anyone can start one. We encourage people to join existing groups if they are close enough, but starting one in your area can be a very rewarding experience. StructuresSome groups are casual collections of people interested in seed saving, some are incorporated […]

Ravenshoe Seed Savers

Ravenshoe Seed Savers.  We hold meetings every month on the first Monday of that month. We are holding it behind the community garden at the moment until we start holding it at private properties. We start at 9 am and finish around 2pm. Everyone is welcome to come and go as they please and as […]

Macleay Valley Seed Savers

Macleay Valley Seed savers is a fledgling group of enthusiastic seed savers based in the Macleay Valley on the Mid North coast of New South Wales. The town of Kempsey is the most central economic hub of the valley. The group was created in August 2021 following local initiatives to create more resilient local communities […]

Cobargo Seed Savers

The Cobargo Seed Savers started as an offshoot of the Bega Valley Seedavers on the Far South Coast NSW in 2014. A group of Cobargo locals (some already volunteers in the Bega group) wanted to save seeds from their own home grown vegies to help develop local food resilience, and to help preserve the wide […]

Bega Valley Seed Savers

The Bega Valley Seed Savers are a network of people working cooperatively to protect and improve our abundant heritage of food seeds and plants. Since our inception in 2004 we have grown, saved, shared and sold seed and together built a community seed resource. The group gathers in Bega on the first Friday of every […]

Mareeba Seed Savers and Gardening Group

Our meetings are friendly and informal and a time where we meet to share / exchange seeds and plant materials, to swap ideas with and gather knowledge from other gardeners. We welcome you to our events which are held on the SECOND Sunday of January, March, May, July, September and November each year at different […]

Canberra Seed Savers Cooperative

We are a network and not for profit cooperative of urban food growers and local farmers working cooperatively to protect our abundant, common heritage of open-pollinated food seeds. We swap and share seeds, learn and teach about seed growing and saving, and together build a resilient community seed sharing network – a ‘living seed bank’. […]

National Zoom meetup – 5th Feb 2023

National Seed Savers Zoom Jude & Michel Fanton, the founders of the Seed Savers Network share their seed saving journey. Join the Zoom session to connect with other seed savers from seed saving groups and seed libraries across Australia. Everywhere Seed Savers are working locally in our communities to conserve locally-adapted seeds of edible and […]

Bilpin Seed Savers

Bilpin Seed Savers are an enthusiatic network of seed savers in the Hawkesbury district on the northwest of outskirts of Sydney. We meet every second Saturday of the month to swap seeds/seedlings and cuttings and discuss all things gardening. Our meetings are usually hosted in a Seed Savers garden and occasionally in the Bilpin Community […]