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What do neonicotinoids have in common with GM potatoes?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

There will be no life as we know it without Bees… We all know that bees are fundamental to our food system as pollinators. Pollinating our crops mechanically…

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Slow Roots Symposium & Grandmother’s Day: Sandbrook House, April 20th & 21st

Monday, April 15, 2013

How can our Irish food heritage create jobs for this generation? SPUDS.ie is delighted to be part of a two day Slow Food Ireland Festival which will explore…

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SPUDS campaign to re-brand St. Patrick’s Day as National Potato Day

Friday, March 15, 2013

The idea was put to us by a contributor to our SPUDS forum and we think it makes complete sense! Traditionally, St. Patrick’s Day is the day to…

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How to feed the world? Let the ‘Lumper’ speak!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A response to articles in The Irish Times by Conor Pope Saturday, March 2, 2013 and Frank McNally,  March 15 , 2013 Judging from Irish Times coverage alone,…

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Sourcing non-gm naturally blight resistant SPUDS in 2013

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Many people are asking us where they can buy blight resistant potato seed this year. These potatoes are readily available off the shelf from many retailers including: The…

The Lifeline Project – A Film by Gregory Dunn

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On the 8th of April 1961, the last steam train ran the mile-long stretch of what once was the Great Midland and Western Railway to Liffey Junction from…

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Poverty below the Highline

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

An article by Saraha Mirbabaee from Polis – A collaborative blog about cities Of all the factors that contribute to urban livability — including public health, education and…

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the Lifeline Project – DIT 4th year Architecture 2010

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

An investigation of uses for the disused Broadstone to Broombridge railway cutting in Dublin, Ireland in collaboration with Kaethe Burt-O’Dea of desireland as part of the Dublin Institute…

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What to grow?

Friday, February 22, 2013

The Sitric Compost Garden is probably the smallest Community garden in Dublin. Over the years we have experimented with growing many different things in our confined, but highly visible…

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The way desireland works…

Friday, February 22, 2013

Desireland works on two levels: The consultancy develops and manages healthcare research programmes for clients. The principles that emerge in the process of this professional work are then…