Category: News

Community Gardens Ireland Against Climate Change

GROWers from Community Gardens Ireland Against Climate Change

If you are a farmer, an urban gardener, if you volunteer in a community garden or own a small allotment, if you are concerned about soil, if you are interested in technological and social innovation then let us introduce you to the GROW Observatory.   The GROW Observatory is a European-wide project engaging thousands of […]

Citizen Science: GROW Observatory Free Online Course

Be Part of GROW Observatory and Make a Difference

When we first heard about the GROW Observatory citizen science project we immediately pledged to help find growers in Ireland who would like to learn more about making their growing spaces even better. We are therefore excited to let you know about a FREE online course that begins on Monday, 19th February 2018 that will help […]

Convergence 2016 Highlights from CG Ireland

Convergence 2016 ~ Highlights from CG Ireland

Creating Sustainable Communities Organised by Cultivate, last month Convergence events took place around the country with sustainable living topics being discussed from Kerry to Galway, Limerick to Tipperary that covered everything from food to education, art to the economy. The Donegal Community Garden Network began the conversation about Food in the north of the country […]

5 ways community gardens can help pollinators now

5 Ways Community Gardens Can Help Pollinators

  The National Biodiversity Data Centre in Waterford have been working hard to build a framework of  guidelines for local communities, gardens, farmers, local councils, business and transport networks that will help us all make best practice decisions, benefiting pollinators in Ireland and helping to restore declining numbers. As a result, they have begun publishing […]

Community Garden Ireland Coordinators meet the President of Ireland

Press Release – CGN Announces Name Change

The Community Garden Network becomes Community Gardens Ireland Dee Sewell, Chairperson of the Community Garden Network announced at a recent garden party in the Arus na Uachtaráinna that was held to acknowledge individuals and organisations working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, that the organisation would officially be undergoing a name change to Community Gardens […]