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The New Growth Project

Free horticultural training in a private garden environment. A practical training course which combines horticultural techniques and the scientific principles. Course content is based on Royal Horticultural Society level 2 qualifications. Inspiring people to propagate plants, grow food for their own consumption and develop horticultural skills that will help in gaining employment.

Ballina Eat Wise Project

The Mayo North East Ballina Eat Wise project will proactively engage with disadvantaged communities, including migrant and Traveller groups, in Ballina to encourage and support people to make informed decisions regarding their diet and that of their families. The project aims to empower people with the resources, skills and knowledge to improve their physical and…

Cairde le Cheile CFI

Potatoes, cabbage, onions, carrots, turnips and a range of herbs are grown for use in the Cairde le Cheile Meals on Wheels service. The core workers in the garden are Rural Social Scheme participants. The gardens are open weekly on Monday and Tuesday and many people visit.