Adam Alexander

Address: 

Bensons Bush
Itton
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
NP16 6BZ

Telephone number: 
01291 641829
Mobile number: 
07860 646613
Biography: 

Documentary producer of a number of food and gardening programmes. Horticulturist and for the last 30 years a seed collector with a library of over 500 rare, endangered, local and heirloom vegetable varieties. Adam grows in the region of 70 different vegetable varieties every year to supply seed to libraries, collectors and people keen to conserve genetic food pant diversity. Adam's talks are entertaining and informative. he always brings along a selection of seeds from his library to share with thse keen to try unusual and delicious varieties and to encourage us all to save and share more vegetable seeds.

Talk topics: 

1. Gardens of the Mekong - an illustrated talk about one of Adam's seed-hunting trips along the Mekong in Laos.

2. Seed Saving made Simple - an illustrated and hands-on talk and demonstration on all aspects of seed saving. The talk shows that saving seed is both easy and highly rewarding, requiring the minimum of equipment and knowledge.

Fee band: 
£101 - 200
Equipment required: 

a projection screen, projector stand or small table and extension lead