Waterford Harvest Festival 2015

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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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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Woodland Conservation Walk at Crann Og Eco Farm

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A guided walk in the woods with ecological experts. “Woodland Conservation Walk“….A guided walk in the woods with ecological experts. Learn the methodology and intricacies of developing an interpretive trail in an ecologically sensitive area. Dr Cilian Roden, Gordon D’Arcy, Jack Roberts and Andrew St Ledger . Venue:  Crann Og Eco Farm.  

Foraging, Eco Breaks & Guided Tours

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Eco Escapes Coming Up This Summer! There are some great Eco Friendly things to do coming up over the coming months all of which can be found on EcoActiveTourism.com. Here are a few of our favs: Wild Herb Workshop next Saturday June 13th in Co Carlow with Mary and Robert White of Blackstairs Eco Trails.
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New Events Area

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Eco Active Tourism Events Hurrah! We have launched a new mobile friendly (of course) Events page where you can easily browse through exciting outdoor Eco friendly events and activities including Foraging, Whale Watching, Food Tours on Electric Bikes, Eco Farms, Pod Parks, Edible Flower Farms and much much more. Eco Active members can add their
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Open Day At BumbleBee Flower Farm

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Open Day 31st of May – Bloom in West Cork! Those of you not attending Bloom in Dublin this May might be interested in making a weekend of it in beautiful West Cork with a visit to Ruby Hartes’ Organic Flower Farm. Mags and Stephen are having an Open day on the flower farm where you
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Forest School Training

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Forest School Training Crann Og Eco Farm There are still free places in the upcoming Forest School Training here at the Crann Og Eco Farm in July! With the ever-increasing interest in place-based learning as part of the national curriculum in Ireland and the increased understanding of the benefits of nature connection it is the perfect time
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We’re Off To Fungarvan!

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West Waterford Food Festival Fun in Dungarvan! Last year we had to cancel our trip to the annual West Waterford Foodie Fest in Dungarvan (aka Fungarvan) much to our disappointment, however, this year we are delighted to be able to make it down on Saturday 11th April to see what all the fuss is about!
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Eco Breaks Ireland

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Eco Holiday Breaks in Ireland Looking for a unique holiday break in Ireland that’s in harmony with Nature?  Eco Active Ireland Members all follow the responsible tourism initiative to minimize impact on the natural environment whilst providing fun  unique and often educational experiences that all the family can enjoy. With this in mind and Easter
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Easter Family Fun at The Three Towers

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The Three Towers are putting on a Great Easter Festival! Family Easter Festival 2015 Join us over Easter and capture the joy of spring! There’s lots to do for young and old during the popular spring festival. Arts and crafts, family games and leisurely walks are all on offer plus more. During your visit take
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Family Fun Willow Day

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Learn how to make a Willow Dome & More! Crann Og in Gort are holding a fun event for all the family to enjoy on March 7th, details below. Crann Og Eco farm is a great place to visit especially if you’re looking for creative ideas for upcycling and eco friendly living! To Book email
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Basket Weaving Workshop

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Basketry at Beechdale Garden Centre, Enniscorthy If you’ve been watching 10,000BC on Channel 5 you will be more than aware of the importance of knowing how to create your own basket for foraging and collecting food! Barbara Kelly will be teaching a basketry workshop at Beechdale Garden Centre on Thursday February 26th 2015 Date: Thursday
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Carlow Tours Customized Tours of Ireland

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Carlow Tours, Day Trip To Kilkenny On Saturday I went along to meet Bianka of local tour company CarlowTours.ie who offer customized guided tours in the South East of Ireland. Today we were visiting Kilkenny Castle, Highbank Orchards (Irelands’ smallest distillery) and the garden village of Leighlinbridge. We met in Carlow Town where we bundled
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