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SpeakEATsy | Saturday July 1st | 19:00 to Midnight Food Hub I WeCreate I Cloughjordan Ecovillage IRELAND    SpeakEATsy is a celebratory evening of arts and local food – conversations hosted by Davie Philip and poet Mel White – music from Matthew Noone, composer and performer of the 25 stringed lute, the sarode – a delicious 3 course vegan meal with community farm produce cooked up by Alex from West Coast Toast – performance and a compelling after dinner conversation with cultural creatives from the WEAll Deep Dive – and DJs Ollie Moore, Ruari McBride and Aaron Bailey to finish.   BYOB    €40 Places from 19.00 to midnight – almost sold out only 15 places left! After 10.00 dancing tickets – pre-booked €8 or €10 on the door (cash only on door)   Tickets available to buy in WeCreate – for more info email speakeatsy@cloughjordancommunityfarm.ie     

EATS N BEATS

EATS N BEATS Cloughjordan Community Farm Fundraiser “It’s on! EAT amazing food and dance to brilliant BEATS at the farm’s very own EATS ‘N’ BEATS event – a Cloughjordan Community Farm fundraiser. From 7-12. Make a date for fab fodder and top tunes with your groovy farm team and friends. It’s a simple formula – chews then tunes. So that’s very seasonal, very local and super tasty food from our farm to tantalize the taste buds and set you up proper for an evening of dancing and prancing, hither and thither, all around Bay One in Wecreate – aka The Food Hub!” Food – the main – Ribollita (Tuscan beans, freshly baked gluten free bread and farm vegetable stew).The sides  – green salad with roasted potatoes and buckwheat.– coleslaw with a tahini and kimchi dressing.– green tomato chutney – green leaf pesto (veggie and vegan options) All vegan (except one pesto…

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Cloughjordan Community Farm horticulture team leader

THE VACANCY HAS BEEN  FILLED!  The Horticulture production team leader is responsible for leading and working with a team. Organising daily work schedules for the production of horticulture crops and participate in the production. The Cloughjordan Community Farm, located on 10 acres in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, is Ireland’s largest example of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). The Community Farm is now at an exciting stage in its development. We are looking for a dynamic new Farmer to join our team and help progress a unique community approach to regeneration and resilience. Job responsibilities: TheHorticulture team leader role includes:Maintaining a sustainable, reduced-carbon system of food production that will improve the biodiversity and quality of soil on the land.Helping with the production and distribution of food to CSA membersWorking with Volunteers. We have a team of 8 European volunteers.Engaging in the farm coordination structuresPromoting seed savingImproving growing methods for resilience and implementing new techniques…

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Piglets

The amazing Georgina and her 9 piglets! The perfect DIY pig she did it all herself no human interference! Well Samson the boar had a part in it as well!! These are pigs expressing their piggieness!!

Cloughjordan Community Seed Bank, Sunday 18th Feb , 2:00 – 5:00pm Cloughjordan Community Seed Bank invites everyone to our Annual Seed Share this Sunday the 18th of February from 2.00 to 5.00pm. This is a free event and is for anyone who would like some of our local seeds saved from flowers and vegetables here in Cloughjordan. You do not have to have seeds to share to come along. The Seed Share will take place in the Polytunnel in Cuan Beo within the Ecovillage when entering the Step Road. We will also be launching our Growing Club at 12.30 and then Kevin Dudley will speak about the importance of community seed banks at 1.30, just before the share.

Eats & Beats Friday 24th November 7-12pm 16€ EAT an amazing meal and dance to brilliant BEATS at the farm’s very own EATS & BEATS event – a Cloughjordan Community Farm fundraiser. From 7-12. Make a date for fab fodder and top tunes with your groovy farm team and friends. It’s a simple formula – chews then tunes. So that’s very seasonal, very local and super tasty food from our farm to tantalise the taste buds and set you up proper for an evening of dancing and prancing, hither and thither, all around Bay One in Cloughjordan Ecovillage Enterprise Centre – aka The Food Hub! Leander’s Menu to be unveiled in the next few days… DJs: AaronOscar brings bouncy basslines that wobble, warp, and bring wackiness to the dancefloor… What genre? Can’t exactly say, but high energy vibes are cued! Ollie spins cumbia, afro beat, dancehall reggae andistep and more…

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EATS N BEATS

EATS and BEATS is back for a Halloween Special * Fancy Dress! 27th October * EAT an amazing meal and dance to brilliant BEATS at the farm’s very own EATS ‘N’ BEATS event – a Cloughjordan Community Farm fundraiser. From 7-12. Make a date for fab fodder and top tunes with your groovy farm team and friends. It’s a simple formula – chews then tunes. So that’s very seasonal, very local and super tasty food from our farm to tantalize the taste buds and set you up proper for an evening of dancing and prancing, hither and thither, all around Bay One in Wecreate – aka The Food Hub!” Music – Afro & Latin Funk, Soul and House Our October edition brings Lia Sands, playing Afro and Latin funk to throw some groovalicious shapes to on the dancefloor. Also featuring on this Halloween special is DJ Ruari McBride spinning spookie soul and…

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“Incoming! Our May edition of EATS and BEATS is on – last one til end of September!  EAT an amazing meal and dance to brilliant BEATS at the farm’s very own EATS ‘N’ BEATS event – a Cloughjordan Community Farm fundraiser. From 7-12. Make a date for fab fodder and top tunes with your groovy farm team and friends. It’s a simple formula – chews then tunes. So that’s very seasonal, very local and super tasty food from our farm to tantalize the taste buds and set you up proper for an evening of dancing and prancing, hither and thither, all around Bay One in Wecreate – aka The Food Hub!” Food: Music: Our May edition sees Aaron Oscar headlining, playing beaty electro swing, tech house, and base wobble global groves to get you moving! High energy dancefloor vibes! Also featuring Rurai and Ollie – spinning cumbia, afro beat, dancehall reggae andistep…

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EATS N BEATS

“It’s on! EAT amazing food and dance to brilliant BEATS at the farm’s very own EATS ‘N’ BEATS event – a Cloughjordan Community Farm fundraiser on Friday 28th April. From 7-12. Make a date for fab fodder and top tunes with your groovy farm team and friends. It’s a simple formula – chews then tunes. So that’s very seasonal, very local and super tasty food from our farm to tantalize the taste buds and set you up proper for an evening of dancing and prancing, hither and thither, all around Bay One in Wecreate – aka The Food Hub!” Food – the main Menu will be posted soon! Music:Our April show will also feature DJ Beep Beep – Dublin’s rockabilly queen! Beep Beep is a driving force at the Haunt in the Electric Picnic, and at Rockabilly festivals and events all over Ireland, the UK and Europe   Rockabilly, cumbia,…

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Feeding Ourselves 2023

SATURDAY 25th March  10.00 – Voices from the field:  Breakfast session sharing stories of where we are at and a facilitated discussion on emerging practice.  11.30 – Feeding Ourselves. Growing a stronger movement    Where are we at?  Where do we want to go?  How do we get there?Strengthening the solidarity food movement on the island and supporting a regenerative and more resilient way to nourish the land and feed ourselves.  14.00 – Break out sessions  Community Supported Agriculture  Diversity in Agriculture   Policy Weaving – agri-food rural, environmental Textiles from seed to fibre Digitalisation – OFN Platform   Soil and Biodiversity – findings from research 15.30 – Connecting with Europe –  A blended session held with Forum Synergies, with online participants joining from across Europe. With Short Stories from the book ‘Rural Europe Takes Action – No More Business as Usual’.  Balkan Seeds Network – The story of a network of…

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Welcome to our winter newsletter.. Download the PDF here…

Vegetable Grower / Farmer  Starting from October 2021 The Cloughjordan Community Farm, located on 10 acres in Cloughjordan Ecovillage, is Ireland’s largest example of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA).  We are looking for a dynamic experienced grower to join our team and help progress a unique community approach to regeneration and resilience.  Are you an experienced farmer / horticulturist with a passion for agroecological, regenerative practices?  Do you have the skills, imagination and an enthusiasm for community? Would you be interested in playing a role in further developing our community farm?   Read on for more details and how to apply for this post. Cloughjordan Community Farm  Cloughjordan Community Farm exists to demonstrate a viable model for diversified, sustainable, small-scale Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) through responsible stewardship of the land. We respect the soil, water and air through organic methods of growing, by conserving water and by reducing fossil fuel emissions.  The…

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