No healthy vegetables without healthy soil

by Hans Wieland It seems the country is gripped by a health craze: From operation transformation to healthy cooking programmes by Neven Maguire, Donal Skeehan and others, from Bord Bia's promotion: "Potatoes, more than a bit on the side" to heal

The wonder of growing from seeds

by Hans Wieland Growing food from seeds is one of the wonders of gardening and often taken for granted, but it is definitely one of the most exciting and even addictive activities. Browsing seed catalogues early in the year answers the all important

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

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