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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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Our online shop is crammed with great value products that we will deliver direct to your veggie patch. By buying from us you are also helping us to make home-grown food the norm. GIY is a registered charity (CHY 18290).

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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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sarpo spuds

By: Ken Macgrath

i have a great crop of sarpo this year, im afraid to leave them in ground as i have read about potatoes getting hollow .when is good time to harvest ,can i cut  foliage...

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Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses

By: Melissa Gillan

It’s the first week of July and despite having mild temperatures and sporadic sunshine here on Inis Mor, many visitors are filling the roads and exploring the island by...

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June Update

By: Elke Hayes-Kinsella

It's been a busy couple of months for the children's planting project. Our potatoes, peas, shallots and magetouts are coming along very well. Unfortunately, the same cannot...

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Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble

By: Melissa Gillan

What flavours remind you of your childhood? Strawberries and rhubarb are a perfect pairing of sweet and tart and my grandmother used them in pies all summer long back home...

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