Initiatives Directory

New Horizons

New Horizons includes strong elements of and modules on horticulture, nutrition and cookery skills.  The project is based in an outdoor pursuits centre in Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim and the participants are young people who have left school early or who are at risk for a variety of reasons.  The participants spend a year on the…

Food and Health Project

Provision of community based Healthy Food Made Easy, Cool Dude and related courses.  Based at Birchgrove Community Centre, Birchgrove, Portlaoise.

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

The Donegal Garden G.N.O.M.E.S

The Donegal Garden G.N.O.M.E.S are a community garden group who grow fruit and vegetables organically. If you are interested in learning or sharing your skills, you are welcome to come along on Thursdays from 11.00am to 1.00pm weekly at the rear of the Bluestack Foundation building, The Glebe, Donegal Town. NB: (The local community bus…

Cloughmills Incredible Edibles Project

Cloughmills Incredible Edibles Project aims to reconnect people with each other, their community and the natural world by developing a sustainable, fair and healthy food system in Cloughmills. They aim to teach people where food comes from, appreciate seasonal diversity and environmental impacts of food, be confident in cooking and celebrate the role of food…

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…