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St. Joseph’s Early Bird Healthy Breakfast Roll

St. Joseph’s Early Bird Healthy Breakfast Roll promotes a healthy breakfast for primary school because it improves concentration, behaviour and learning in school. It also improves children’s social skills and helps mediate against obesity. Awarded the first Healthy Ireland – Health Promoting Schools Flag in Co. Louth. Awarded Healthy Eating Certificate by HSE Awarded Start-Up…

Let’s Get Galway Growing

The main aims of Let’s Get Galway Growing are: To increase awareness of the community gardens and the benefits of being involved; To encourage local people to get involved -To connect all of the local community gardens in Galway City; To facilitate the sharing of information and learning between the gardens; To organise group training events for the gardens.…

OURganic Gardens

A collective of community gardens in Donegal run by community gardener Joanne Butler and currently facilitating seven gardens spreading the word of naturally growing vegetables and creating new and exciting social enterprises. The Gardens are based in Letterkenny , Dunfanaghy , Ards , Falcarragh , Gortahork , Dore and Ranafast . In total there are…