Category: News

Grow Your Own Food Not Emissions

At an all-island meeting of community growers in Carlow on Saturday 5th November 2022, attendees heard of the role growing your own food performs to help residents adapt to climate change and reduce biodiversity loss. All-Island Community Gardening Gathering The event, organised by Community Gardens Ireland and Social Farms & Gardens Northern Ireland, took place in […]

Community Gardens Ireland – Let’s Get Ireland Growing

There is no country-wide policy in place to increase the number of allotments & community gardens. Here’s our submission for support.

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 […]