Féile na nÚll – Harvest Apple Festival, Saturday 8th October, a day filled with apple fest fun! Starts @ 11.00am
11.00 – Stalls & Food including; Award Winning BBQ & Pulled Pork by expert ecovillage resident Greg Whelan, James Liston’s baked potato trailer (meat and spuds from Cloughjordan Community Farm), Irish Seed Savers and products from Cloughjordan Community Farm, The Night Orchard, The Apple Farm, Wild Irish Foragers, High Bank and others.
11.30 – Opening of Apple Bake Off
11.45 – Apple Mashing and Pressing Demo with Cloughjordan’s Night Orchard
12.00 – Orchard Tour
13.30 – Seed Saving and Farm Walk with Kevin Dudley (Cloughjordan Community Farm formerly with Irish Seed Savers)
14.45 – Ecovillage Tour with Ollie Moore
15.30 – Workshops & Talks – Open Space Con Traas – The Apple Farm of Tipperary Orchard, predators and low intervention methods of pest management for orchards.
16.00 – The Apple Bake Off – judging in private with Imen McDonnell
16.10 – Forage Walk with Sharon Greene
16.30 – Kids Music Workshop with Chris T-T (Brighton)
16.30 – Poetry Taster
16.45 – Soil Microbiology, Bio-dynamics and Orchards; a discussion led by Rod Calder-Potts(Highbank Organic Orchards, Kilkenny)
17.20 – Apple Bake Off prize giving and drawing of the Apple Raffle
17.30 – Close towards SpeakEATsy