Slow Food Ireland

Good, Clean & Fair

Connecting People Through Food
Slow Food Ireland brings together the communities of like-minded people who champion the ethos of good, clean and fair food in Ireland.  Hosting regular events, highlighting food businesses and producers who honour these values, supporting food and community initiatives and celebrating great Irish food with our members and the public.

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What we do

Slow Food is a global grassroots organization that envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.
A non-profit member-supported association, Slow Food was founded in 1989 to counter the rise of fast food and fast life, the disappearance of local food traditions and to encourage people to be aware about the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world.
Slow Food believes that everyone has a fundamental right to the pleasure of quality food and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of biodiversity, culture and knowledge that make this pleasure possible.
Slow Food has over 100,000 members joined in 1,500 communities – worldwide, as well as a network of 2,000 Terra Madre food communities who practice small-scale and sustainable production of quality foods. Thanks to its projects and activities, Slow Food involves millions of people in 150 countries.

Upcoming Events

  1. The Magic of Fermentation Three – Biabeag

    January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Annual Dinner – Garden Convivium

    February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  3. Dinner to celebrate 30 Years of Slow Food – Slow Food Galway

    February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Preparing for Food Safety and Quality Audits – A Practical Approach – University College Cork

    March 4 @ 9:00 am - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Salone del Gusto/Terra Madre – Turin

    October 8 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm

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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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November Pop Up Dinner

November Pop Up Dinner

In November all the Ballymaloe Cookery School 12 week certificate students collaborated as they have been doing on the last 12–15 courses now, to cook a Pop Up Dinner, at the Ballymaloe Cookery School to showcase their skills. The proceeds of the event go to the East...

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Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese

Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese

Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese This zingy Chilli Jam is great with everything from fried eggs to cold meat. Terrific on a piece of chicken breast or fish or spread on bruschetta with goat’s cheese and rocket leaves. Scones175 g Self...

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s 4 large floury potatoes2 medium onions1 egg2 tbsp matzo meal or breadcrumbsOil for fryingSaltPepperTo serve:Hot smoked salmonHorseradishDillSour cream Grate potatoes and onions.Place in a cheese cloth over a sieve and squeeze ALL the liquid out...

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