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GIY is a global movement of people who grow their own food.

Our big idea?  When people grow their own they gain a deeper understanding of food called ‘food empathy’ which acts as a lever to a healthier lifestyle.

There are 50,000 people involved online and in the community, supported by the GIY foundation, which runs campaigns and events to inspire and support people to grow their own.


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Please compost your weeds

There seems to be a lot of confusion about composting weeds.  Weeds make up the main part of my compost heap and they really make excellent compost.  Yet on numerous occasions I noticed that people start dumps – of...

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`Harvest time at CSN’

By: Ailin Casey

We planted indoor bulbs. They were Paperwhite Ziva bulbs. In the polytunnel we harvested the first beetroot and we are going to bring it home to eat it. We also harvested...


Cathrins Adventure #1 GROW fest

By: Cathrin Bauer

Hello everybody,   I am Cathrin the new intern at GIY after Elaine. I am from Germany and very happy to get the chance to work for GIY and come to Ireland.   I...


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