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Tales of a Smallholder – part 5

The smallholder community : The smallholder community is a small one but an active one on social media. Similarly the farming one is as well. Both farming and smallholding can be quite solitary occupations and often you could spend a day without saying a word to another person. Chatting to pigs, although soul enhancing; doesn’t…

GROW Observatory Manua

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…