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Eat More Fish!

Eat More Fish!

This month's fish recipe from Food Smart Dublin is Megrim with Lemon Butter.  When we think of eating sole, we think of Dover Sole and Lemon Sole. Megrim, or Cornish Sole as it is sometimes known, is a flat fish, not very appealing to look at but very cheap and very...

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Bread Making Course

Bread Making Course

Due to COVID-19 a lot of artisans have had to adapt their business model overnight. Old Farm is just one of them. Alfie McCaffrey and Margaret Farrell were running Old Farm as a smallholder B&B in Tipperary. When the COVID-19 restrictions were announced in...

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Eat More Fish!

Eat More Fish!

Eat more fish! Food Smart Dublin is on a mission to encourage us to eat more fish, to promote sustainable seafood consumption. As seafood consumers, we normally opt for salmon, tuna, cod and haddock, ignoring the more sustainable seafood available in the seas...

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Ballymaloe Online

Ballymaloe Online

Everyone at Ballymaloe Cookery School, cooking teachers, gardeners, farmers, the Dairy team, Bread Shed, Fermenting Lab, Herb Shack, Ballymaloe Cookery School Farm Shop and Foragers have contributed to a new fantastic online resource - From Ballymaloe Cookery School...

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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, 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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