Your Local Food Network
Our mission is to promote sustainable production, trading and consumption of seasonal, wholesome and local food.
We celebrate the food producers in our own locality that labour to put nutritious, wholesome fare on our plates. We applaud their respectful working methods and strive to give them a louder voice in their communities. An important function of our online hub is to host the SIMPLE FOOD PLEDGE membership.
The SIMPLE FOOD PLEDGE is a symbol for small to medium sized food producers to highlight their commitment to growing or farming food:
- without the addition of synthetic chemicals
- using low impact, ethical and sustainable practices
- for local consumption
The SIMPLE FOOD PLEDGE aims to support benign growing practices in farming that:
- use organic standards as a guide
- exercise responsible stewardship of soil, water and other natural resources
- exercise ethical and humane animal husbandry
- are economically viable
- are ethical, transparent and honest in their operations
Find sustainably produced, local food products across Ireland
Support local food this year : As the holiday season come to a close and we turn our attentions to the year ahead we want to take a moment to thank you — for following, liking, engaging with and supporting Your Local Food Network throughout 2018. It’s been an adventure – 2018. The weather threw…
Toasted Hazelnut & Cranberry Roulade : a Festive Recipe : Chef and Simple Food Pledge supporter Helen Costelloe uses only plant-used ingredients. Her restaurant the Cutting Vedge is the go-to spot in Kilkenny city for the best of vegan fare. With Christmas and the New Year only days away, Helen kindly shares with us a recipe with a…