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Strategic Plan 2014-2016

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Hungry For Change Ballymoney Event

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RehabCare/Simon Community Garden Dundalk

Our Development Worker, Georgina Buffini, recently visited the RehabCare/Simon community garden in Dundalk. This project was part of our Demonstration Programme of Community Food Initiatives 2010-12. Three year funding means that the garden was developed ...

CHANGE Community Garden in Coolock

Change Community Garden, which is coordinated by Doras Bui in Coolock, had the official opening of their amazing garden on Thursday 22nd May. The event was very well attended by local councillors, community organisations and the all important participants ...

St. Patrick’s Senior National School Garden in Blanchardstown

Our Development Worker recently visited one of the school gardens coordinated by Blanchardstown Area Partnership Good Food Network. Roisin Devoy facilitated the session in St. Patrick’s Senior National School in Corduff. Students from the local Riversdale ...

Fettercairn Community & Youth Centre

Fettercairn Community & Youth Centre are running a four week cookery class in May and Georgina, our Development Worker, went along to the supermarket tour session. It was an ideal way to learn how to read labels and what ingredients to try to avoid. S ...

Sustainability of Community Food Initiatives Networking Event

We held one of our Community Food Initiative Programme networking events in Windsor Women’s Centre in Belfast on 25th June. The event was another opportunity to network with and learn from each others experiences and challenges. The projects are committed ...

Ballybeg Community Development Project

Ballybeg Community Development Project awarded certificates to participants who completed the HSE Cook It! course and to the children who took part in their Family Gardening Project on 30th June. The event was a wonderful celebration of all the hard work ...

Pre-Budget Submission 2015

We are calling on Minister Joan Burton to support children and families living in poverty to access a healthy diet.  We will present our recommendations to the Minister at the pre-budget forum on Friday 4th July.  Specifically we are asking her to: ...

Dublin 15 Good Food Network

Our Development Worker recently attended a very fancy garden party in St. Patrick’s Senior National School in Corduff, Blanchardstown! The Dublin 15 Good Food Network, along with the school and the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, were celebrating ...

HFfA Policy Update

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Gortin Community Garden, Co. Tyrone

Gortin had a very successful community day on 14th August. They enjoyed pond dipping, biodiversity hunts as well as harvesting food. The community enjoyed a cookery demonstration that taught local people how to cook tasty stir-fry’s using lots of produce ...

Mayo North East

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An Tánaiste Joan Burton TD launches report: Supporting the Development of Breakfast Clubs

An Tánaiste Joan Burton TD launches our report,  Supporting the Development of Breakfast Clubs, in St. Eithne’s Girl’s National School, Edenmore, Raheny on 22nd September. The report summarises findings of the Pilot Programme of Breakfast Clubs. ...

Ballybeg Greens, Waterford

Ballybeg Greens were delighted to be involved in the Waterford Harvest Festival 2014. Staff and students gave a huge amount of time and effort to supporting their engagement with Waterford City Council and their “greening the city” promotion. ...

Official opening of Flanagan’s Fields Community Garden and Geodesic Grow Dome

Residents of Dolphin’s Barn and Rialto in Dublin celebrated the official opening of Flanagan’s Fields Community Garden and Geodesic Grow Dome on 20th September. The garden was launched by the Lord Mayor Christy Burke, who was charmed by the Fatima Wednesd ...

Cloughmills Community Action Team ‘Food for Thought’ Festival

Cloughmills Community Action Team celebrated its first ever ‘Food for Thought’ festival recently. The event was a huge success and was very well attended and supported by local people and organisations who benefitted from the extensive knowledge and enthu ...

Cloughmills Community Garden

Our Development Worker recently enjoyed a warm welcome from Cloughmills in Antrim. The highlight of the visit was attending a module of their 8-week Social & Therapeutic Horticulture course on how to use nature around us to nurture ourselves. A tour o ...

Gortin Community Seasonal Eating Project

Gortin Community Seasonal Eating Project enjoyed a great foraging day on Saturday 27th September. Despite it setting off with a shaky start as they had recently weeded the garden, a quick search round some other areas and beds revealed such abundance and ...

Ballybeg Waterford Networking Event

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