The primary activities of the Canberra Seed Savers Co-operative include:
*Growing, saving and sharing seeds among Co-operative members: creating a “living seed bank” (a shared wealth of food seeds for Co-operative members to access according to contribution to the Cooperative).
*Educating, encouraging and supporting local and regional growing, saving and sharing of seeds.
*Promoting seed saving growing from seed and stewardship of locally grown, open pollinated seeds.
*Undertaking community projects with other organisations, including government and businesses, which support the development of a local seed economy, seed banks and seed libraries.
*Selling seeds to raise funds for the activities of the Co-operative.
*The Cooperative is not for profit and non-distributing with no share capital. Members benefit from access to the shared seed bank, education, events and support to establish projects that meet the purposes of the Co-operative. Members elect directors to the Board which has the capacity to make decisions about how the activities of the Cooperative are carried out.
Canberra Seed Savers can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org