Traders and exhibitors in 2014

Barefoot Books
Creating bright, colourful books for children that combine beautiful artwork with captivating storytelling for over twenty years. Their books capture the imagination, spark curiosity, inspire creativity and instill a respect for cultural, social and ecological diversity.

Bath Beekeepers
Bath Beekeepers promote the craft of beekeeping by offering members and prospective members an educational and social programme of branch activities throughout the year. A warm welcome is guaranteed to all. Come along and experience opening a hive - suits provided or watch from our viewing gallery.

Beans and Herbs
Specialising in Organic Seed of vegetables and herbs for home growers and allotment holders. Huge range of bean and herb seeds.

Box Steam Brewery
A family owned local brewery founded in 2004 close to the Box Tunnel built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the legendary 19th century engineer. The brewery boasts a Fulton steam-fired copper. They are passionate about creating beers of character and distinction.

Eco-logic Books
A small ethically run company that specialises in publishing and selling books that provide practical solutions to environmental problems.

Jutta’s Pet Designs
Fun products for pet lovers.

Mendip Gardening Club
Our aim is to promote gardening and gardeners by providing educational and interesting talks from experts in their field, plus trips to gardens and shows both local and further afield. Social events are also a feature during the summer and at Christmas.

Being a friendly and welcoming club is high on our list of priorities as well as making sure our members ideas and suggestions are included in what we do. Our meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month in Ston Easton Village Hall from 7.30pm.

Pennard Plants
Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes! We have 75 varieties of this great British staple. We sell these by the tuber at ‘Potato Days’ and put the potato into Seedy Saturday. We also have heritage vegetable and flower seeds, onion sets, rhubarb crowns and some unusual tubers to grow and eat. ‘Grow what you cant buy’!!

Radford Mill Farm
Radford Mill Farm is 110 acres just south of Timsbury, managed organically since 1976. We produce lots of salads and other vegetables, apples and apple juice, willow for planting and weaving, and we host events of all kinds including camping weekends.

Recycling and Composting Roadshow
Are you recycling everything you can from home? Do you love food but hate waste? Visit the B&NES waste and recycling roadshow at Seedy Saturday 2014 to find out how to make the most of your services, including how to recycle your unwanted or broken small electrical items and how you can keep your food fresher for longer.

Timmy’s Chillies© Marmalades and Jellies
Made by hand in small batches here in Farmborough. Packed with 85% fresh fruit, they come in a range of flavours and heat strengths. Available at many good farm shops, delis and butchers in the region. “Fruity and delicious, with chilli on the finish.”

Avon Wildlife Trust
Avon Wildlife Trust is a locally based environmental charity, dedicated to securing a sustainable future both for wildlife and for people. It works hard to achieve its vision of a 'Living Landscape' for our area: a working landscape that has nature at its heart, where both people and wildlife can thrive. The Trust aims to act as a catalyst and inspiration for local communities, businesses and landowners to work together towards achieving this vision.

Avon Wildlife Trust cares for 35 local nature reserves and a community food-growing site; organises interesting and enjoyable local events and volunteering opportunities; delivers exciting education programs; supports local land-owners; monitors local planning developments and carries out scientific research.

Free expert talks

  • Get the best from your potatoes - Chris Smith (Pennard Plants)
  • Honey Bees - Our Buzzy Benefactors - Nigel Hurst (Bath Beekeepers)
  • Herb growing, frequently asked questions - Pippa Rosen (Beans and Herbs)

Children's activities with Barefoot Books

Storytelling sessions:

  • The life cycle of the plant, "What's This?"
  • The gardening year, "Grandpa's Garden" (aged 3-7 years)
  • The honey bee, "The Beeman" (aged 5-9 years)

Activities to bring the stories to life:

  • Making bees
  • Growing Grandpa's head
  • Visiting the wormery

Special thanks

Farmborough Flower Show for providing hot and cold refreshments throughout the day.

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