Monday, 15 January 2024 at 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Adam Alexander is a consummate storyteller thanks to forty years as a successful and award-winning film and television producer. His book The Seed Detective – Uncovering the Secret Histories of Remarkable vegetables was published in September 2022. Adam’s true passion is collecting rare, endangered but above all, delicious vegetables from around the world. He lectures widely on his work discovering and conserving rare, endangered garden crops. He is a Board Member of the national charity Garden Organic. His knowledge and expertise growing out vegetables for seed is highly valued by the Heritage Seed Library, for which he is a seed guardian. He shares seeds with other growers and gene banks in the EU, the USA and Canada. He is currently growing out seed of heritage Syrian and Ukrainian vegetables for displaced people and to be returned to the Middle East as part of a programme to revive traditional horticulture and seed-saving.