Initiatives Directory

Kerry One World Centre NETPLANTS

NETPLANTS is a multi-partner project that will examine how disadvantaged adults from across the UK, France, Spain, Romania and Ireland can develop skills associated with plants, vegetables and fruits to improve their well-being. Aiming to reconnect people with the environment at its source, NETPLANTS will demonstrate how plants and vegetables can improve our lives in…

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.…

Cherry Orchard Community Garden

Community garden project and allotments aims to increase community involvement, participation and activity in the locality.   We have a number of family groups (parents and children) working together. It is a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people from the area, get out of the house a few hours a week and…

Food Garden Project

The Food Garden Project is unique in bringing these two community groups together to work towards enhancing the participants’ understanding of nutrition, healthy eating and self-sufficiency through growing fruit and vegetables and developing cookery skills. The Food Garden Project’s aim is to support participants to grow, prepare and cook a range of fruit and vegetables…

Healthy Eating Education Programme

Many residents of the Mission are struggling to live on low incomes but still need to eat well and eat healthily. The East Belfast Mission Healthy Eating Education Programme provides healthy nutritious food for residents and ex-residents of their homeless shelter. This project also provides health and diet sessions and cookery demonstrations to residents and…

KASI Community Garden

  KASI acquired a site from Killarney Parish for a community garden project. The community garden provides a form of activity through volunteerism for asylum seekers in direct provisions who are not allowed to work. The participants will focus on growing crops and developing the garden which will facilitate interaction between the target groups and…

WTID Community Garden

WTID rents allotments to members of the community which promotes grow your own.

Moville Community Garden

Promoting health both physical and mental in the community is part of the ethos of Moville FRC and the Community Garden is an important part of our programme.  It encourages people to grow their own food and cook and eat healthily.  An important aspect of the Community Garden is to promote neighbourliness, combat isolation and…

WALK Community Garden

WALK operate a Community Garden in Dublin 12 which promotes the growing of fresh fruit, vegetable, salad leaves and flowers which change seasonally.  The garden helps create a sense of community and advocates the benefits of growing healthy food, environmental awareness and sustainability. It offers an opportunities for people to take part in hand-on, activity…

Westside Community Garden

The New Community Garden is a community initiative aiming to promote social inclusion and peoples participation in the community.