New Page

New Page

In response to the COVID-19 situation, we have created a new page “Special Deliveries” to give you details of restaurants, cafes and artisan producers that are now providing alternative shopping methods to get their goods to you. From online ordering,...
It’s getting harder to justify

It’s getting harder to justify

I remember growing potatoes and funnily enough onions with my dad when I was a young lad of nine or ten. Back then it was what you did, we used to have a big timber box in the shed we would harvest the potatoes after the skin had “set” and fill the box for the winter....
Green Earth Organics

Green Earth Organics

We are delighted to introduce Kenneth Keavey of Green Earth Organics. Kenneth (and Jenny) started Green Earth Organics box delivery scheme in 2006 from his organic farm situated 8 miles from Galway City. The farm originally belonged to his grandfather, then his father...
Adventures with a Vegetable Box Scheme

Adventures with a Vegetable Box Scheme

Back in May, I received an email from a farmer in Galway who ran an organic vegetable box scheme. It was a plea for help. He explained that his business was to deliver boxes of organic vegetables to homes all over the country under the name Green Earth Organics. His...
Pig Keeping?

Pig Keeping?

Slow Meat advocates “Eat less meat, but of better quality”, the reason being that the intensive farming methods of modern meat production are a contributing factor to global warming. So in pursuit of this and also dreaming of living a fully sustainable life style I...