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Irish Seed Savers Association (ISSA) Open Day
By Bernie Byron
9, Oct 2004 - 17:21

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Irish Seed Savers Open Day – Saturday 16th October 2004

Programme of Events 10am – 4pm

Date: 16-October-2004
Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Irish Seed Savers Association (ISSA) Open Day

location: National Museum of Ireland, Country Life

Talks and activities throughout the day.
Find out how to become actively involved in saving our agricultural heritage and enjoying the 'fruits' of our forebears agricultural expertise.
All Ages
Admission free. Booking necessary as places are limited.





ISSA Staff




10.00am – 11.00am



Heritage and Future’

Including a demonstration on Seed Saving

Jo Newton

Education Rooms

Level –2


Coffee Break



11.30am – 12.30pm

Talk:‘Genetically Modified Foods – What are they and what do they mean for farmers and our future food security?’

Bridget Carlin

Education Rooms

Level –2





Talk:‘Heritage Grains – Food of our ancestors put to the test again’ (45 mins)

Demonstration:Planting winter Wheat and Oats (45 mins)

Pat Malone

Education Rooms

Level –2



– 4.00pm

Tasting and Talk:‘ Native Apples - Research, Conservation and the Good Taste!’

Anita Hayes

Education Rooms

Level –2


Facilitators:Irish Seed Savers Association: Anita Hayes ; Bridget Carlin ; Jo Newton and Pat Malone (plus 3 others)

Coordinators:Lorna Elms & Brendan McDonnell Tel: 094 90 31751/Fax: 094 90 31498/Email:

Education Assistant’s:Brendan McDonnell (BMcD) & Vivian Lynn (V.L.)

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