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We had a fantastic day at our CFI Programme 2013-15 networking event on 19th and 20th November. All ten projects attended to share information, learn and get inspiration from each other.
Gortin Community Seasonal Eating Project enjoyed a great foraging day on Saturday 27th September.
Our Development Worker recently enjoyed a warm welcome from Cloughmills in Antrim. The highlight of the visit was attending a module of their Social & Therapeutic Horticulture 8-week course on how to use nature around us to nurture ourselves.
Cloughmills Community Action Team celebrated its first ever ‘Food for Thought’ festival recently.
Residents of Dolphin’s Barn and Rialto in Dublin celebrated the official opening of Flanagan’s Fields Community Garden and Geodesic Grow Dome on 20th September.
Ballybeg Greens were delighted to be involved in the Waterford Harvest Festival 2014.
An Tánaiste Joan Burton TD launched our report called Supporting the Development of Breakfast Clubs in St. Eithne’s Girl’s National School, Edenmore, Raheny on 22nd September.
Our Community Development Worker enjoyed a fabulous visit to Mayo North East.
Gortin had a very successful community day on 14th August. They enjoyed pond dipping, biodiversity hunts as well as harvesting food. The community enjoyed a cookery demonstration that taught local people how to cook tasty stir-fry’s using lots of produce from their fabulous community garden.
Pre Budget Submission, EU Fund for the Most Deprived, human rights based approach, proposed tax on sugar sweetened drinks and recognition of CFIs by the Food Poverty Network.