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Vegan Festive Recipe :

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…

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Turkey Farming in Co. Wexford

Turkey Farming in Co. Wexford : For the season that’s in it, we turned the spotlight on our Simple food Pledge holder Michael Walsh from Broadfield farm. Following a degree in Land Management Michael now works on the family farm in Ferns, Co. Wexford. Having spotted the flaws of commercial farming early on, Michael has adopted…

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World Soil Day

World Soil Day – get the dirt! December 5th is World Soil Day. A day to promote talking, thinking and taking action towards improving the health of our soils. Let’s face it – soil is not a popular topic. It’s neither glamorous nor particularly pleasing to look at. It’s just dirt, right? But there is…

Official Launch!

Official Launch : Tonight in T.Morris, Wexford, Your Local Food Network was officially launched. There were bubbles, banter, music and camaraderie, perfect ingredients for a great social gathering! In spite of the horrific weather a lively crowd turned out. The evening opened to the ambient sounds of talented local musicians Laura Hyland, Mike Rafferty and…

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DIY Scrappy Apple Cider Vinegar

DIY Scrappy Apple Cider Vinegar : Apple cider vinegar is full of beneficial properties. Most significantly if it’s raw, organic, unpasteurised and unfiltered. Unfiltered means it is bottled with the “mother”- a cloudy residue that sits at the bottom of the bottle. Apple cider vinegar, or ACV as it’s commonly referred to, comes packed with…