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Month: November 2017

Real vs Fake Shetland Black

Real vs Fake Shetland Black

Four years ago, I was given a few Shetland Black “tatties” from my old Shetland neighbour and I have grown them ever since. My interest in potatoes has grown, and last year I bought Alan Romans’ The Potato Book. I realised the Shetland Black potato he describes is not the same I am growing, and that the official Shetland Black tattie registered is different. I have had the chance so speak to a lot of folk, and also to members…

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Shetland Environmental Award

Shetland Environmental Award

The Shetland Seed Library has won an environmental award! 🍾 It’s great to get the SSL out there, and see more and more people taking an interest into seed saving! Thank you to all of you seed savers, especially to Susan, Liam and Al. 🌱💚🌿      

Moving out, moving in

Moving out, moving in

The SSL is moving! It’s going to the Peerie Cafe from Wednesday 8th November, in the hope that more folks will know about it. Plus, you can have a nice coffee while sorting your seeds so what’s not to like? ☕ 🌱 Thank you James Martin and Marghie Thompson West for the opportunity.