Here we provide some literature-links on CSB and useful links for daily practice. Furthermore, you can find here the presentations coming from the two workshops on Community Seed Banks in September 2017 in Rome here.

von Webseite communityseednetworks

NEWS from the CSB movement in Canada & USA: New networking and information sharing web-platform of Canadian / US initiatives coming up - to be launched in February 2018! learn more on

Community Seed Banks: origins, evolution and prospects
Vernooy, R.; Shrestha, P.; Sthapit, B. (eds); Bioversity 2015)

link to Bioversity website with pdf for download

Community seed banks: concept and practice Facilitator handbook
Vernooy, R.; Sthapit, B.; Bessette, G. (Bioversity International 2017)

link to Bioversity website with pdf for download

The Manual of Seed Saving: Harvesting, Storing, and Sowing Techniques for Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits

A seed saving guide for gardeners and farmers