News & Press

7th March 2024

Seed Week Roundup

During this year’s Seed Week, we glimpsed what’s possible when we restore our relationship with seed. From the joy of breeding diverse populations, to the magic of seed swaps and… Read More

1st March 2024

Where Giants Grow

Our new Seed Sovereignty film follows the legend of a giant cabbage across our isles… Stories and seeds have grown hand in hand since the dawn of agriculture. Just as… Read More

15th February 2024

Looking Forward to Seed Week

As we enter into 2024, there is a growing sense of urgency for decisive change. Conflict, social unrest, climate breakdown and biodiversity collapse are all happening – now. So now… Read More

James Lovelock © Bruno Comby
25th August 2022

A Transformational Theory: Recognising the Influence of James Lovelock’s Gaia Hypothesis

The Gaia Foundation want to acknowledge the sad news of the passing of James Lovelock this summer. His Gaia Hypothesis and later theory, that the Earth is a living organism… Read More

8th March 2022

International Women’s Day: Celebrating the women in our seed team

On International Women’s Day 2022, we are celebrating the inspiring work of the women coordinating our Seed Sovereignty Programme which has trained over 500 seed savers across the UK and… Read More

14th December 2020

Active hope: Gaia’s solstice reflections

The Gaia Team reflects on the achievements, actions and ideas that have given them hope in 2020. 2020 has severely tested our resilience and capacity for hope. But despite the… Read More

6th November 2018

Strategic Convening on Resilient Seed Systems

The following are updates and reflections from Neil Munro, coordinator of Gaia’s UK and Ireland Seed Sovereignty Programme, who recently participated in the Global Food Alliance’s Strategic Convening on Resilient… Read More

17th January 2018

Gaia’s highlights from 2017

“Reflecting through the lens of ‘emergence’, this year has been one where things have shifted to a new level in most areas of our work, weaving our basket to another… Read More

2nd January 2018

A sad farewell to Ricardo Marín, Barasana shaman of the Colombian Amazon

Ricardo Marín, a charismatic indigenous leader from the Pirá Paraná River in the Colombian Amazon, has played a key role in taking the experience of indigenous communities in Colombia’s Amazon… Read More

24th November 2017

How to… challenge London’s Mines and Money Conference

This week (27-30th November) an unholy alliance of shady miners, their financiers and so-called ‘thought leaders’ like Nigel Farage and Arron Banks is getting together at London’s Mines and Money conference. There… Read More