Samantha Stocker-Harding is the manager of the SEED Cafe in Wincanton. She is very passionate about healing the world and in the past has volunteered in Ghana for Women's Rights. She is a healer and an aspiring Shaman and hopes to go on to inspire others in the future. She is a passionate spoken word artist and hosts a community poetry event every month at the SEED Café.
Lynne Franks is a changemaker, futurist, writer, mentor, entrepreneur, social activist, creative leader, wise woman and founder of The SEED Network.
Lynne started the country’s most successful fashion PR agency at 21, founded London Fashion Week and represented many of the UK’s top brands and retailers. She has worked with major corporates including McDonald’s, Tesco and HSBC on women’s engagement and 2020 saw her celebrate the twentieth anniversary of her systemic world best seller, The SEED Handbook, the feminine way to do business, and it’s body of training content which has been delivered to a wide section of society from women’s prisons, African villages to the corporate boardroom..
She put on the UK’s first women’s conference, What Women Want at the Southbank in ’95; chaired women’s radio station Viva in the early 90’s and opened B.Hive women’s business clubs with Regus in 2010.
She was a major UK advocate on the global situation regarding sexual violence to women and girls, working with her friend Eve Ensler to bring attention to women being used as weapons of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
She now lives in Wincanton, Somerset where she has set up the SEED Wellbeing Hub and Store. Lynne’s latest initiative is the launch of The SEED Hub Club women’s on-line platform to support and inspire sustainable entrepreneurs, healers, community leaders, makers & creators.