Initiatives Directory

Kerry One World Centre NETPLANTS

NETPLANTS is a multi-partner project that will examine how disadvantaged adults from across the UK, France, Spain, Romania and Ireland can develop skills associated with plants, vegetables and fruits to improve their well-being. Aiming to reconnect people with the environment at its source, NETPLANTS will demonstrate how plants and vegetables can improve our lives in…

Food for Thought

Windsor Women’s Centres’ Food for Thought project provides a multi-functional inner-city green space, which facilitates activities for participants that empowers them to recognise healthy lifestyle choices. This space provides the means through which women and their families in the community can improve their environment, health and wellbeing. They also encompass a range of activities which improve…

Cherry Orchard Community Garden

Community garden project and allotments aims to increase community involvement, participation and activity in the locality.   We have a number of family groups (parents and children) working together. It is a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people from the area, get out of the house a few hours a week 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…

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…

CHANGE

CHANGE is a multi-faceted programme which seeks to transform the way lone parents think about food.  The programme focuses on education, health and the affordability of healthy food for lone parents, as a particularly disadvantaged low-income group.  The key activities include training programmes for lone parents and a community garden which engages the wider community.…