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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.

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     

“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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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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Our new Spring 2021 Cloughjordan Community Farm Members Newsletter is out now – Click here to download

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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‘Tar Abhaile’ at Cuan Beo, the Community Farm’s recently established Grow Hub. 11.00 – 17.00 I Cloughjordan Community Farm ·      Herbal tea bar: Rachel and Jeanne will be offering warming autumnal teas to enjoy on site, and custom blends to take away.·      Harvest Soup: Enjoy a bowl of tasty fresh soup prepared on the campfire from our farm veg which we hope to harvest on the day with participants, weather permitting.·      Mandala in the polytunnel: Nature, art, pattern and ritual. In our Mandala space in the polytunnel Lian will explore eco-printing and create a combined artwork marking the  onset of winter.Plant Sale all day on Sun 3rd Nov: this sale is to allow people to buy a useful souvenir from their day and to raise funds for our Grow Hub. Will, our Hub’s land steward, will be on hand on Sunday to offer planting and growing advice.A Walk on the Wildside of Cloughjordan Ecovillage 16.00 – 18.00 I Leaving from the Community Farm Cuan Beo Tunnel. (Near Step Rd Entrance) A walking conversation with Mary…

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With the challenges facing us, many movements, organisations and individuals are calling for sustainable change. Alongside global movements what can we do to ensure our local areas are healthy, resilient and support our wellbeing? How can we connect to have meaningful work, local food and energy, and for our communities to be a positive force in these critical times? Let’s come together to rethink what actually sustains our communities and what these diverse elements of change can look like. View/ Download Poster Facebook event This family-friendly festival weaves a spectrum of elements together for a unique programme of events. From scheduled workshops to Open Space, from walks and talks to collaboratively walking our talk and from musical treats to revolutionary feats – counter the culture of passive audience and bring this community festival to life! About Ticketing & what to bring Keynote speakers and performances Come on the train (the…

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