Initiatives Directory

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…

Limerick Seed to Plate

The aim of the project is to address an identified need in the community, promoting healthy eating and organic home-gardening practices. Building on the success of a pilot intergenerational project entitled ‘Through the Years’, it became apparent that gardening related activities could be implemented and promoted on a larger scale, reaching the wider community, groups…

Food for Life

The Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum (Healthy Living Centre) delivers a range of healthy eating programmes including demonstration and practical cooking activities as well as education based activities and information. Food for life brings together a range of community and statutory workers who are tasked with the improvement of health within the local community. They…

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.

WTID Nutrition and Cooking Classes

In partnership with the VEC WTID has delivered Nutrition Level 5 FETAC to a group of 24 learners, 4 being members of the Travelling community.  This module was also delivered to 5 Childcare staff at WTIDs pre-school service. Staff of the Harmony Afterschool Service undertakes baking activities each week with the children. Group work has…

Centre Food Services

The catering section, at present, offers the following:

Catering to the local school children and the on site John of Gods Day Centre.
Out-sourcing of meals to the local Day Centres of Tallaght, Crumlin, Ballyfermot. Cherry orchard and Clondalkin.
Providing meals to the local residents who live on their own or are unable to cook for themselves .
Providing meals to people just out of hospital who may need a few days/weeks /months recuperation.

Cup ‘n Spoon Cafe

The Cup and Spoon Cafe at Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre offers all aspects of outside catering including; Sandwich deliveries Hot Food deliveries Functions Buffets Celebration Cakes If you have a special occasion coming up and would like to have it catered for in your locality, then the Cup and Spoon is the perfect choice for…

North Cork SCP Food Provision Programmes

We run many food provisions throughout our project including two very successful Breakfast Clubs.  We run food programmes also during after schools and in our holiday time provisions.