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

Make your own cheese with Silke Cropp. Spend the day learning the art of cheese making from Silke who has been making goat, cow and sheep milk cheeses for yonks. From the 10 litres of Raw Milk under Silke’s instruction everybody will make 1kg of Ha

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

Learn how to make healthy food and drinks through fermentation 19 July

 Ok, I confess: “I am addicted to and simply cannot live without fermentation!” (Hans Wieland)My obsession with kefir is such that I will bring the live cultures on extended travels or holidays to feed the habit and avoid withdrawal symptoms.I a

Garden Party with Neven Maguire and Fiann O’Nuallain 12th July

[caption id="attachment_447" align="alignright" width="300"] Neven presenting his desert.[/caption]Our fundraising Garden Party on Sunday the 12th of July from 11am to 5pm features guest chef Neven Maguire, who will be cooking up a storm in the hayba

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