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. It’s a Wild Game – A Celebration of Ireland’s Winter Bounty

    November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Wild&Wicklow2019 – Sugar Loaf Slow Food

    November 23 @ 3:00 pm - November 24 @ 3:00 pm
  3. Pop Up Dinner – Slow Food East Cork

    November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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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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Borscht

Borscht

Borscht 350 g beetroot175 g carrot1 onion200 ml tomato juice400 ml vegetable stock1 tsp caraway seedsSalt & PepperNutmeg150 ml soured cream Peel and chop the vegetables finely.Add to saucepan with tomato juice, vegetable stock and caraway seeds.Bring to boil and...

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