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Regional Workshops on CFI’s Evaluation Report

Healthy Food for All (HFfA) ran five regional workshops on Community Food Initiatives in Dublin, Waterford, Belfast, Laois and Galway between December 2011 and June 2012.  This report examines the feedback from workshop participants plus incorporates the insight of HFfA staff members involved in planning and running the workshops.

Cloughmills Incredible Edibles project update

The Cloughmills Incredible Edibles project held a very successful pizza and movie night for local families in July 2013.  Twenty-five people turned up to make pizzas and garlicky bread from scratch.  Participants said it was one of the best nights they’d had in a long time and that it was great to have a family…

Fettercairn Growing Community Roots

We had a fabulous site visit to Fettercairn Growing Community Roots project in June 2013.  This CFI delivers a range of programmes around exercise, healthy eating and nutrition. It offers local families the opportunity to learn and grow their own crops together.  They encourage participation and integration of target schools into the wider local community…

First Networking Event of the Community Food Initiative Programme 2013-15

We celebrated our first networking event of the Community Food Initiative Programme on 26th June 2013. The event was an opportunity to clarify requirements of being part of the programme and for the projects to feed into their hopes for the future of the Programme. Fettercairn Community & Youth Project were amazing hosts and proudly gave…

Windsor Women’s Centre visits Cloughmills Community Action Team Gardens

Cloughmills Community Action Team were delighted to host Windsor Women’s Group in May 2013 and it quickly became obvious that, despite their different locations, both were dealing with remarkably similar issues. Declan Donnelly, Cloughmills CAT member, stated “I have no doubt that over the next 3 years we will share and learn from each other,…

Community Food Initiatives Programme 2013-15 Launched

The Community Food Initiative Programme 2013-15 was launched in Belfast on 11th April, 2013.

Regional Workshop on CFI’s

Healthy Food for All ran its fifth workshop on Community Food Initiatives in conjunction with the Ballybane Organic Community Garden on Wednesday 20th June in Ballybane Resource Centre, Galway.  Kate O’Dwyer of Ballybane Organic Community Garden provided a great insights into the setting up and running of the community garden.  She highlighted the many benefits of a…

Regional Workshop on CFI’s

Healthy Food for All (HFfA) ran its fourth workshop on Community Food Initiatives at the Mountmellick Development Association in Co. Laois on 10th May. Audrey O’Reilly of Mountmellick Youth Development Centre presented on the different clubs that they run for young people in Mountmellick and the important role that food plays in their work. An…

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    10th May 2012
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    Mountmellick Development Association
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Regional Workshop on CFI’s

Healthy Food for All ran its second workshop on Community Food Initiatives in conjunction with Ballybeg Community Garden at Ballybeg Parish Centre, Waterford on 21st February.  Liz Riches and Séan O’Driscoll of Ballybeg Horticulture Initiative gave a presentation on the outstanding work that is being carried out by the local community in transforming the unused…

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    21st Feb 2012
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    Ballybeg Community Garden, Waterford
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Regional Workshop on CFI’s

HFfA was delighted to run its first workshop at The Reco in Ballymun with wonderful support (and food!) from Eimear and Roger and all The Reco staff. The aim of the day was to increase people’s knowledge about CFI’s through shared learning and to provide an opportunity to meet those working in other community food…

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    15th Dec 2011
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    The Reco, Ballymun
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