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Re-thinking your garden

by Hans Wieland  The Winter Solstice on 21st of December is fast approaching and we all are looking forward to the days getting longer again.  For most of us gardening hours are now restricted to weekend afternoons. It is the time when we



Slow Food North West Ireland at The Organic Centre Sunday 22nd November 12-5pm

The newly reformed Slow Food North West  convivium will hold it's inaugural event at The Organic Centre on Sunday 22nd November from 12 - 5pm: A culinary extravaganza featuring local chefs and producers!Here is the programme of events: 12.oo Gatheri



Healthy soil – healthy plants – healthy food – healthy people – our future

Our 2016 course programme offers you information, knowledge and skills to inspire you to grow food for yourself, cook, preserve, forage, ferment and brew - helping to build a more sustainable and healthier food culture. You can start with the smalles



The Art of Cheese Making

 by Hans WielandThis October, for the third year, the Discover Farmhouse Cheese campaign, will host up to 200 free farmhouse cheese events across the country for October Month of Cheese.The Organic Centre offers our hugely popular 2 day cheese makin



From Winter Gardening to Winter Harvesting – Free GIY afternoon Sunday 18th October 2pm

 by Hans Wieland Winter gardening is one of the new buzz words in the media when in fact it's been around ever since polytunnels set foot in Irish gardens and farms about 15-20 years ago. As the outdoor gardening season is quite short from abou



Apple Day and Harvest Feast Sunday 27th September

Tours and workshop on growing fruit,pruning and grafting, Winter gardening and polytunnel growing. We will press apple juice on the day. The importance of bees will be highlighted by "Active Local Honey", who will have new products to sample and buy.



3rd National School Garden Conference at The Organic Centre 26/9

MEP Marian Harkin to open the 3rd National School Garden Conference at The Organic Centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim on Saturday 26th September 2015.The Organic Centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim is one of 2 venues (Marino Institute of Education in Dubl



The problem with Glyphosate – a serious topic for the silly season

by Hans WielandBy strange coincidence - an argument with a neighbour who sprayed weed-killer along a stone wall in front of his house, an article in a German newspaper (die taz) which fell into my hands on a recent visit to Germany, which reports Gly



How to store and more – all home-preserving methods in one day!

Home preserving made easy in our new 1-day-course Saturday 29th August 2015. In August our gardens should be in full production with a huge variety of vegetables and fruits. You will not be able to eat it all and you are probably not tempted to sell



August at The Organic Centre – Green Door events

Inspirational Homes and The Organic Centre as part of the Green Door events 2015 proudly present FREE Lunchtime Talks“Learning from The Organic Centre Building - The Good, the Bad and the U-nique features”by Colin Bell on Saturday 22nd August at





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