Initiatives Directory

Journeyman Programme Kitchen and Garden

A new community kitchen and community garden are nearing the end of development.   The area around the kitchen is designated for the community garden and is being developed this year.  Running in conjunction with a school leavers programme, the garden will be an inclusive area for for young people with disabilities.  The community kitchen is expected…

The Glen Community Garden

Established in 2009 as part of a broader Food Focus initiative to assist with local people and communities gaining access to quality fresh fruit and vegetables across the northside areas of Cork City. The group meet regularly throughout the year on Wednesday mornings in the grounds of The Glen Resource Centre from 11am to 1pm.…

The Gardening Club

SureStart Shantallow are leading the way in getting parents and children involved in learning about growing and enjoying their own fresh vegetables.

Daisy Roots Garden Project

In the summer of 2009 a local Men’s group that met in St Helena’s thought that it might be a good idea to sow a wild garden on the site.  Then came the raised beds – 2 were placed in the garden area opposite the front door of the house and as it was winter…

Sophia Housing Gardening Project

Sophia Housing Gardening Project was set up in 2008. The Gardening Project has enhanced the living environment for the tenants and creates a space where people can socialize and interact.

Kilkenny Allotments and Community Gardens Association

Our aim is to provide affordable sites for growing food across the city of Kilkenny and to provide education to families, individuals and community groups around growing food.

Garden to Plate

North Tipperary Food Partnership aims to improve access to healthy food and build community and skills through food growing initiatives. `The Garden to Plate` project was set up as part of Nenagh Community Allotments, a voluntary group who lease a site privately containing up to 20 allotments and a communal green house. The North Tipperary…

Colin Glen Community Gardens and Allotments

This project forms part of Groundwork NI’s Sharing our Space programme, which aims to transform derelict, unwelcoming & underused sites into shared facilities.

The Veg Shed

The Veg Shed project is a community garden which grows produce which can be enjoyed in the Centre or in the participants’ own accommodation. It provides a social outlet for residents of the Centre and adults (men and women), in the wider community, at risk of social isolation.  Members can take home the produce and some…

Muck & Magic Community Garden

Sustainable organic vegetables, fruit and herb production for distribution to the participants of the community garden.  All Age Groups, throughout the Ballymun community