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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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Barrel Making

Barrel Making

On Thursday 14 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Ger Buckley, of Midleton Distillery, who is a fifth generation cooper whose family have been making barrels for over 200 years Ger demonstrated his craft using ancient tools he still uses today. Below is a brief report...

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Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

On Thursday 7 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Maya Thomas, Herbologist, Dip Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh who spoke about growing your own herbs. Here is a report of that event. Coming from a mixed Sri-Lankan-Anglo background, it was Maya’s mother who instilled...

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Fermentation

Fermentation

On Tuesday 22 January, Slow Food East Cork hosted Dearbhla Reynolds who spoke about her passion for fermentation. Here is a report on that event. Adding a daily dose of fermented foods to your diet can have an extraordinary beneficial effect on your health. Dearbhla...

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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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Group Travel?

Group Travel?

If anyone is interested in travelling as a group to in May to Slow Fish in Genoa, or in September to Cheese in Bra, please Contact Us.

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