The Louth Urban Food Sanctuary project is delighted to announce its upcoming Seed Day, scheduled for Saturday, March 2nd, 2024, at the Dundalk Inclusivity Garden (DIG) located at Creative Spark, Dundalk. The event will commence at 11 am.

This community-driven initiative, funded by Creative Ireland and managed by Louth County Council, aims to encourage sustainable urban agriculture by distributing seeds to community gardens and backyard growers who have enrolled in the project. The selected crops for cultivation include

Bok Choi, Ginger, Turmeric, Heritage Peas, and Chilli Peppers.
The Seed Day promises to be an enriching experience, featuring crop-planting demonstrations by Roisín Cotter, an esteemed organic gardener actively involved in the project. Roisín will share valuable insights on effective planting techniques, fostering a sense of community and knowledge exchange among participants.

.       Free distribution of seeds to enrolled community gardens and backyard growers.
.       Organic gardening advice from Roisín Cotter, offering practical insights and tips.
.       Cultivation focus on Bok Choi, Ginger, Turmeric, Heritage Peas, and Chilli Peppers.
.       Community building and knowledge exchange in sustainable urban agriculture.
.       Free ‘seed calendars’ providing valuable information on easy-to-grow produce

This Seed Day is a crucial step towards fostering a greener, more sustainable community, and the Louth Urban Food Sanctuary project invites all interested individuals to attend this exciting event.