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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, click and...

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Wanted – Delegates for Terra Madre 2020

Wanted – Delegates for Terra Madre 2020

Slow Food International have finalised the online Terra Madre Salone del Gusto nomination form. We are looking for delegates from Ireland to join us at Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Turin, Italy 8-12 October 2020. We are still working on the assumption that this...

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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....

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Call for entries – 2020 RDS Spring Awards

Call for entries – 2020 RDS Spring Awards

We received information from the RDS Spring Awards about a new category - Sustainable Farming Sustainable Living Awards which celebrate the work of individuals, farm families and organisations, who are enhancing the economic, environmental and social development of...

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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...

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Wild&Slow2019

Wild&Slow2019

Yet again, Evan Doyle and the Crew at BrookLodge, Macreddin Village have surpassed themselves with this year’s offering of Wild&Slow. Each year, Slow Food Sugarloaf presents their annual Wild and Slow Celebration. The day commences with a Wild Foods Masterclass...

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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...

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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...

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Hello Northern Ireland

Hello Northern Ireland

A big warm welcome to Slow Food Northern Ireland. Laura, Jonny, Erin and Jo have recently revived this community. They recently held their first "Meet Up" of pizza, kombucha, beer and chat and in their own words "were chuffed to have such an engaged group of people"....

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New Website

New Website

Well! Here it is - our brand new website! It's been a long labour of love and frustration but I think you'll agree the end result was worth it. Take your time to have a look around, there's a lot of links and updated features. Use the Contact Us button to let us know...

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March

March

There’s a lot happening in March. Spring has sprung, the daffodils are everywhere thanks to the lovely mild weather we’ve been experiencing – a far cry from last year when we were snowed in! The Seasonal Food Chart for March has been added and this month’s recipe...

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