Laravel Seeders: Planting the Seeds of Your Database The seeder is the last piece of the Factory/Faker/Seeder puzzle. We’ve covered the Factory and used Faker with it. Now it’s time to automate this whole process and use seeders. Laravel — P32: Factory with Faker The seeder will populate your database tables when you run the following command: php artisan db:seed That one command can call one or more seeders. You can also call an individual seeder: php artisan db:seed — class=UserSeeder Let’s create a seeder and see how this all ties in. Run the following command to create a User