Feeding-Ourselves-conference

Feeding Ourselves Conference 2020

Regenerative & Cooperative Approaches to Food Last weekend, I travelled to Cloughjordan Ecovillage to partake in the Feeding Ourselves conference. The annual gathering, now in its eighth year, centers around exploring solutions to support sustainable local food systems. Themes scheduled for this years meet-up included collaborative distribution, policy matters and food sovereignty. Facilitated by Davie…

Food Festival Ireland June

Bloom & other June Food Festivals

Festivals to look out for during June : Bloom 30 May to 3 June 2019 / The Phoenix Park, Dublin / www.bloominthepark.com The last days of May see the return of the hugely popular Bloom in the park. Bloom was launched by Bord Bia in 2007 to promote horticulture and all things garden related. The event has since…

Smallholder tales - pigs and goats

Tales of a Smallholder – part 3

Pocáns & Piglets : It’s around this time of year when the days start to lengthen and the weather starts to get a bit milder that the blood of the smallholder starts stirrin’. A small niggling itch begins with you looking wistfully at the remains of where your tunnel was last year. The itch builds…