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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Find It, Pick It, Cook It, Eat It Forage

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One Day Forage for all ages with Mary and Robert White of Blackstairs Ecotrails. This event is part of a number of CELT weekend events being held at Slieve Aughty Centre, Loughrea, Co Galway. Saturday May 7th 2016 This Find It, Pick It, Cook It, Eat It workshop will help you know all about wild
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Wild Food Foraging with Wild Food Mary Bulfin

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Wild Food Foraging at CrannOg Eco Farm Go Wild Food Foraging with Wild Food Mary Bulfin, forager, chef, and lover of all good food nature has to offer. Collect wild foods, use them fresh and learn how to preserve, make all kinds of treats from delicious elderflower delight to relishes, dried mushrooms, and wonderful liqueurs. 
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Crann Og A Place To Be In Nature

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Amazing Eco Friendly Events, Workshops and Fun at Crann Og Eco Farm Check out the variety of events coming up this Spring and Summer at the fabulous Crann Og Eco Farm! SPRING EVENTS Juice Cleanse & Yoga Retreats March 10 ­ 13; April 7 ­ 10; May 5 ­ 8 Living Willow Weekends Feb 20
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Events At Crann Og Eco Farm

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Crann Og Eco Friendly Accommodation Crann Og Eco Farm are based in Gort, Co Galway. Last year we met up with Florian and Marion during our nationwide Ecotour and had a tour around the farm which offers a lesson in self sustainability and upcycling! Crann Og offer eco friendly accommodation plus run a number of
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Funding for your school or community garden

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Need funding for your school or community garden? Wonderful news! €100,000 available through the Grow it Yourself (GIY) and AIB ‘Get Ireland Growing Fund’! Get filling in those application forms and spread the word. What a great initiative! “Over 100 community food growing projects were funded with grants of between €500 and €2,500 in 2014.
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Community Gardens – How to Create One

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Creating a Community Garden: I came across this useful handbook online about  creating a community garden today. It’s something that interests me greatly as much for the social interaction aspect as the food production side. I think I will suggest it to my local community group which is fairly new.. Anyway – It might be
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Foraging With Blackstairs EcoTrails

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Mushroom Hunt & Wild Food Forage Mary has some great foraging events coming up this October from her purpose built eco centre in Killedmond, carlow: Mushroom Workshop October 12th A hands on all day workshop getting to know fungi. The delicious Ceps, Chanterelles etc., and learning key identification skills. The day includes visits to woods
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