Commercial Farm Tour with Tony McGuinness

 Join us on Thursday, 18th July 2024, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm We are excited to invite you to an exclusive tour of Richardstown Farm with local farming brothers Tony & Pat McGuinness in Richardstown, Dunleer, Co. Louth. This is a unique opportunity to spend time with a commercial farmer and discover the techniques and sustainable practices that make their farm a standout in the

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Louth Urban Food Sanctuary’s – ‘Learning from Allotments’ event.

The next event in the Louth Urban Food Sanctuary series will take place in Drogheda Community Allotments on Saturday 22nd June 2024. Started in 2011 with the aim of learning more about local biodiversity and growing vegetables, keeping bees and generally experiencing the joy of being close to nature and the soil, the allotment is well placed to share their successes and the pitfalls of growing

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Gardening for Climate Change

Hosted by Louth County Council, the ‘Gardening for Climate Change’ event was held at Blackrock Community School on Saturday 27th April.  The theme of the event explored how changing climates are affecting garden growers and food production in general. Experts, including Pamela Whitaker of local consultancy Groundswell, gave insights into gardening in the current unstable environment and how important it is to understand how the varying

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Louth Urban Food Sanctuary Seed Day

The Louth Urban Food Sanctuary project held a Seed Day on Saturday, March 2nd at the Dundalk Inclusivity Garden (DIG) located at Creative Spark, Dundalk. The selected crops for cultivation include Bok Choi, Ginger, Turmeric, Heritage Peas, and Chilli Peppers. The Seed Day featured crop-planting demonstrations by Roisín Cotter, an esteemed organic gardener actively involved in the project. Roisín shared valuable insights on effective planting techniques,

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Louth Urban Food Sanctuary Seed Day

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

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