Episode 166 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast
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This week, Craig talks to Rowan Lear, curator at Glasgow Seed Library. They discuss what a seed library is, how they help preserve not just the seeds that form our collective heritage but also the skills and culture required to grow them. They also talk about some of the different plants that the library has in its collection and how you can help their mission by borrowing seeds, growing them and returning seeds to the library after you’ve harvested them.
You can find out more about Glasgow Seed Library at the CCA and on their website here: https://www.cca-glasgow.com/whats-on/collection/glasgow-seed-library
One of the inspirational stories of seed preservation by the Svalbard Seed Vault was turned into a documentary called Wild Relatives which you can find out more about here: https://www.jumanamanna.com/Wild-Relatives
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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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