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

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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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
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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…

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What to grow?

Friday, February 22, 2013
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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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SPUDS presents: Potato days – March 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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We will be joining Dermot Carey and David Langford of the Lissadell/Langford Potato Collection at two events in March to present the preliminary results from SPUDS 2012 research…

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SPUDS Interview with Kaethe Burt O’Dea

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Kaethe Burt-O’Dea was recently interviewed at Garden Organics Potato Day on growing the naturally bred Sarpo blight resistant potato varieties as a response to the Irish government’s decision…

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SPUDS 2013 – We need your data!

Friday, February 8, 2013
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As most of you know, SPUDS, the sustainable potatoes united development study, was launched in 2012. This community based action research project gave away naturally blight resistant potato…

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