Honouring Turlough Butler O’Bryen – The Bí Tent at St Anne’s Park

Monday, July 20, 2015

“What else can we plant in addition to lavender to attract bees to our garden?” “What are the different varieties of bees in Ireland?” “What is the point of a…

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Lifeline Project Bí & the Bait Hive Initiative

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bait Hives are enticing things. Every summer, as bee hives reach capacity, new swarms have to break away and found new colonies. For beekeepers this is an opportunity. Bait Hives…

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Potatoes with Purpose – The Story of SPUDS

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The SPUDS project is harvesting.  A new short film created by Eavan Aitken and Greg Dunne of Stoneybutter to promote the SPUDS  project, is now online. Potatoes with Purpose: the Story…

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LIFELINE PROJECT + SOAP Arthur Guinness Projects

Monday, August 12, 2013

“The Lifeline Project challenges our conventional image of the urban commute. It asks us to imagine the Luas BXD traversing a vibrant multifunctional corridor animated by walkers &…

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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
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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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The Sitric Picnic 2014 – Our 10th Birthday!

Friday, February 8, 2013

The 10th Sitric Picnic will take place in June 15th this year. This annual community street event began in 2005 when the newly established Sitric Compost Community Garden…

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