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3rd February 2023

Coming up at #SeedWeek

Our 6th annual #SeedWeek is almost upon us and there’s a cornucopia of seed goodness in store. Below is a brief menu of what’s happening between Monday 6th – Friday… Read More

12th January 2023

We Feed The UK: Pop Up Portrait Studio

We Feed the World is a storytelling campaign, showcasing the small-scale farmers and fishers who produce 70% of the world’s food on less than a quarter of its farmland. In 2018,… Read More

Appolinaire OSSOU LIO - Rooting for the Future - a story of decolonisation from the African Earth Jurisprudence Collective
10th January 2023

Rooting for the Future

Appolinaire OUSSOU LIO is working with communities to restore the sacred forest groves that once rooted people to place. Marking today’s annual celebration of Vodun (Voodoo) culture in Benin, we… Read More

21st December 2022

In memory of Margret Kagole Byarufu (1968 – 2022)

Farmer, leader, custodian of sacred natural sites and seed: Kagole’s calling in life was clear from birth. She was named after her father’s aunt, a custodian of the Wandyeka sacred… Read More

15th December 2022

Seed Gathering 2023

On Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th of February 2023, The Gaia Foundation’s UK & Ireland Seed Sovereignty Programme will host our second Seed Gathering: a space to share, learn, and… Read More

Oat Quest © Jason Taylor
15th November 2022

Welsh Oats: Back in Black

One October afternoon, we set the places for a feast. Enamel plates punctuated a long table, under borrowed festoon lights strung from the rafters. Wind whistled off of the Irish… Read More

9th November 2022

A New Story for the Earth

How a moment in a meadow seeded a global movement: Earth Jurisprudence explained On the anniversary of Thomas Berry’s birthday, we share an animation and interactive story reflecting on how… Read More

The Gaia Foundation | Sacred Lands and Waters Programme
11th October 2022

Turning the Tide for Sharks

Sharks are some of Earth’s oldest inhabitants, outliving the dinosaurs. But they are slow-growing, late-maturing and produce few young, which, in current times, makes them vulnerable; an estimated 100 million… Read More

Earth Jurisprudence
11th October 2022

Trainings for Transformation: Rewilding our Worldview

This summer, we brought together Earth Jurisprudence practitioners from Cameroon, Benin, Uganda and Zimbabwe for a virtual weeklong retreat. Earth Jurisprudence recognises our living planet as the primary source of… Read More

A Legacy Imbued in the Seed © Andy Pilsbury
4th October 2022

A Legacy Imbued in the Seed

A new film from The Gaia Foundation’s Seed Sovereignty series celebrates The Leakey Bean Collection. This is a story of seed as a source of connection to the plants and… Read More