Wellness Mama Natural Dry Hand Cream

Wellness Mama Natural Dry Hand Cream

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Natural Cosmetics for Dry Hands I Love the Wellness Mama website! She offers such lovely recipes for all sorts of ailments and beauty treatments all using natural ingredients, many of which you can grow yourself. As winter has landed so too has dryness on my hands so when I came across her latest blog on
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EcoTourism Volunteer Programme

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‘Volun-Tourism’ Program 2016 Crann Og Eco Farm, County Galway, Ireland Volunteering at a Gold Certified Eco-tourism venue in the West of Ireland… 1: Willow Harvest & Nature School Development: February 17th – March 6th 2016 Two volunteers required to help out on our farm! Couple or friends preferred but not essential. Willow Harvest (Feb 17th
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October Eco Breaks in Ireland

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Looking for a Family Friendly EcoBreak in Ireland this October Bank Holiday / Mid Term? Check out Top Of The Rock PodPairc in beautiful West Cork. Standard and luxury pods available – something for all budgets. Hot showers, full toilet facilities. Pop by and visit Waterfall Alpaca Farm whilst you’re there! Contact David on +353(0)28
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A Thesis on EcoTourism by Aoife O Donovan

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Last year I spoke with Aoife O’ Donovan who was writing a thesis on ecotourism and its effects on creating environmental policy She was looking for contacts to interview so I passed on details of a few people. Here (finally- sorry for the delay Aoife) is an excerpt from her finalised work: Ecotourism Thesis by Aoife O’
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Chill Out This Autumn

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Chilled Out Seasonal Events This Autumn Autumn is my favourite time of year. I love the colours, the feeling of settling down for the winter and the slowing down of everything. This does not mean an end to activities though as I love to take this reflective time to create and learn. With this in
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Meeting Miles Irving at #WFSS2015

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Wild Food Summer School Forage I made it to Blackstairs Ecotrails’ Wild food Summer School for the morning forage with Miles Irving yesterday and what a treat it was! Miles was able to show us numerous edibles in the small area of the field we were in focusing on grasses and trees. His hope is
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Mournes, Carlingford and Mour

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We Love The Mournes! Last Monday myself and my partner headed up North to visit The Mournes. Whilst we had originally planned to experience the walks and trails we had to cut our visit short. We had arranged to meet Jennifer Cumming of East Coast Adventure at Warrenpoint along the shores of Carlingford Lough. This
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Mourne EcoTour 2015

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The #LoveMourne #EcoTour starts Monday. Short but sweet, this is our first trip to this area and we are really looking forward to visiting The Mournes and exploring the area around Carlingford. Itinerary: We are heading up on Monday and firstly gonna check out the Narnia trail at Rostrevor: Then we’re gonna head out to
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Learn About Wild Food, Foraging and More

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Wild Food Summer School 2015 #WFSS15 Blackstairs Ecotrails are holding their second Wild Food Summer School this September – 11,12 & 13th at the lovely ‘Old Rectory in Killedmond, Carlow. They have added a number of new events and made it a much more family friendly event this year with a brilliant line up for
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Waterford Harvest Festival 2015

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Harvesting the sea in Waterford Festival forager shines the spotlight on seaweed’s benefits Marie Power, aka The Sea Gardener, is a Waterford-based seaweed forager, educator, food producer and author of a cookbook and foraging guide called “The Sea Garden.” The Sea Gardener launched a range of healthy protein snack bars in 2014, and soon after,
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Foraging for Seaweed with The Sea Gardener

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Seaweed Foraging on Kilfarrasy Beach, Waterford Saturday dawned bright and clear as we awoke early to ensure we made it on time to Fenor, Co Waterford where we were meeting Marie Power aka The Sea Gardener at last! Marie has been organising seaweed foraging events for years yet we kept missing one another at events.
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Congrats To Crann Og Eco Farm

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Congratulations to Gold Certified Ecotourism Operator Crann Og Eco Farm Well done to all at Crann Og Eco Farm who are celebrating their new Gold Certification! We are excited to announce we have just been re-certified by Eco Tourism Ireland as a Gold Certified Ecotourism Operator as of July 2015. This is recognised by the The
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Member Testimonial

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Thank you for such a lovely testimonial Mags & Steve, It makes it all worthwhile! “As newbies to Twitter and faced with unreliable broadband we have found that since joining Eco Active our products have gained much increased exposure. We are TOP of page one in Google for the search term ‘Organic Wedding Flowers’, something
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Seaweed Forage Waterford This Saturday

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Seaweed Forage with The Sea Gardener We are DELIGHTED  to welcome our newest member, The Sea Gardener aka Marie Power to Eco Active!  Come along this Saturday 18th July to experience her unique foraging event on the beautiful Copper Coast in Waterford. Seaweed Forage Saturday July 18th on The Copper Coast, Waterford We’ll meet on
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Half Price Offer this Saturday Foraging

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Special Offer For Blackstairs Foraging Event Grab this great offer: 5 places available at only €50  per person (normally €95 PP) for this Saturdays’ Foraging Workshop with Blackstairs Ecotrails! A hands on full day workshop learning about safe wild food with foraging and cooking up what we find. Includes a three course organic lunch, information sheets
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Foraging, Cookups and Family Fun

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Eco Events Coming Up Wild Food Summer School 2015 The second Wild Food Summer School will be held on September 11th,12 & 13th 2015 at the Old Rectory, Killedmond, Borris, Co. Carlow in the Blackstairs Ecotrails Eco Centre. Enjoy three days of foraging, debate, cook ups, great talks, demonstrations,Soap Box Talks,a selection of workshops and
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