Seaweed Foraging – Irelands Ancient Feast

Seaweed Foraging – Irelands Ancient Feast

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Those of you who know me know I am a great lover of nature and incorporating that into a bit of an adventurous day out is what I love! Marie Power aka the Sea Gardener has another great event coming up this July based on Ireland’s Ancient East, she’s calling it Ireland’s Ancient FEAST!  Having
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Seaweed Foraging

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Seaweed Forage and Beach Picnic with The Sea Gardener Near Tramore, Co.Waterford Meet at Mother McHugh’s Pub, Fenor. Directions: 6 km west of Tramore on the Copper Coast Road. Date: Saturday June 18th Time: 10.30 am – 1 pm. Description: Join us to find edible seaweeds, learn how dry and store and how to prepare
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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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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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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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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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Seaweed Foraging Events 2015

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The Sea Gardener Foraging Events & Workshops Marie Power aka The Sea Gardener runs a number of seaweed foraging events throughout the year and is found at many of the food festivals nationwide. She also provides individual and customized events such as Seaweed Cookery Workshops, Picnics and Seaweed Sessions With Friends!  2014 Events April 12 &
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Bushcraft Events in Dublin

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Pioneer Bushcraft Events Enniskerry & Dublin Sean has lot’s of regular events coming up for those interested in doing something different and learning something new this October. Including: 10th Oct. (Fri) Primitive & Modern Fire Skills Workshop – Enniskerry Village Square, 10am. 11th Oct. (Sat) Native Woodland Masterclass – Enniskerry Village Square, 10am. 12th Oct. (Sun) Basic
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Events at Gortbrac Organic Farm

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Foraging Events Tralee GortBrac Organic Farm & Eco Cabins have some cool events coming up including: 11 October: Mushroom Foraging with Jonathan Spazzi Learn how to identify, find and cook wild mushrooms; includes a talk and foraging walk through local woods 18 October: Natural Cosmetics with Vivienne Campbell Natural cosmetics are easy and enjoyable to make when
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Eco Tour of Ireland Day 6 Part 3

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Voya Seaweed Baths Sligo I live by the sea. Yet I have never bathed in Seaweed! That is until Friday last when I ventured to VOYA seaweed baths in Strandhill, Sligo. Impressed by the professional and friendly welcome I was shown to my very own private bathing room with steam/shower cubicle and a bath filled
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Eco Tour of Ireland Day 10 Part 2

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A Visit to Gortbrac Organic Farm & Eco Cabins Tralee Like magic, the rain disappeared after I left Tralee Bay Wetlands and I found myself arriving (very easily – thanks again to my trusty Smartphone companion Google Maps) at a quaint little sign for Gortbrac Organic Farm. Gortbrac Organic Farm is much more than an Organic
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Coming Up August + September

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Lot’s of Cool Stuff Happening Fun Foraging Day for Families. A relaxing day in the wilds looking for wild safe foods including fungi, fruits, nuts and berries. Suitable for all the family. Learn how to make Beech Leaf liqueur, Sorrel Tabbouleh and find wild greens for salads. Turn your hand to making Wild Garlic Pesto
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Seaweed Forage Waterford

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Seaweed Forage / Beach Walk Seaweed Forage / Beach Walk with Marie Power, author of The Sea Garden – a guide to seaweed cookery & foraging. We will forage for edible seaweeds, learning how to distinguish them from inedibles and talk about how to use sea vegetables in everyday cooking. Bring a scissors and pick some to
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Coming Up as heard on TodayFM

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As Heard on TodayFM Saturday 26 July Listeners to this mornings Alison Curtis show on Today FM will hear me talking with Alison about a number of offers and events coming up with our Eco Active Members – This blog is to reference the items mentioned. If there is something you cannot find just give
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Easter Break Things To Do

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Easter Break Activities to get the blood flowing Activities and Adventures for all the family! Kids Eco Surf Camp runs throughout the Easter holidays 2 fun packed hours each day open to all kids from ages 8-16 years. We appreciate that being a parent is not always easy, so this is why we leave these camps
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