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Our Development Worker recently attended a very fancy garden party in St. Patrick’s Senior National School in Corduff, Blanchardstown!
Ballybeg Community Development Project awarded certificates to participants who completed the HSE Cook It! course and to the children who took part in their Family Gardening Project on 30th June.
We are calling on Minister Joan Burton to support children and families living in poverty to access a healthy diet.
We held one of our programme networking events in Windsor Women’s Centre in Belfast on 25th June. The event was another opportunity to network with and learn from each others experiences and challenges.
Change Community Garden, which is coordinated by Doras Bui in Coolock, had the official opening of their amazing garden on Thursday 22nd May. It was a real celebration of the work done so far to transform the site into the vibrant community garden it is today.
Our Development Worker recently visited one of the school gardens coordinated by Blanchardstown Area Partnership Good Food Network.
Fettercairn Community & Youth Centre are running a four week cookery class in May and Georgina, our Development Worker, went along to the supermarket tour session. It was an ideal way to learn how to read labels and what ingredients to try to avoid.
Our Development Worker, Georgina Buffini, recently visited the RehabCare/Simon community garden in Dundalk. This project was part of our Demonstration Programme of Community Food Initiatives 2010-12. Three year funding means that the garden was developed and that they continue to use and benefit from it post funding.
Ballymoney Borough Council hosted an amazing event on 29th April called Hungry For Change. They support the work of Cloughmills Community Action Team and have a vision for a region free from food poverty.
Read our new Strategic Plan 2014-2016 prioritising children and young people.