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‘Store’ crops nearer the house

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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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Adventure #6 Bumpkins and Book Launches

By: Elaine Brown

Dublin  21st October It was like a school trip, (most of) the GIY crew bundled into a car at a disgustingly early hour to help Michael launch the first every GIY book,...


Adventure #5 Planting and plans (Garlic time)

By: Elaine Brown

Sunday 19th October                                                                                       Somewhere on the Cork Road All those inspiring Garlic stories of...


Adventure #3 Herbs and Hailstones

By: Elaine Brown

Friday 10th October Mount Congreve My first visit to a project supported by Get Ireland Growing Fund (thanks AIB). I met Gemma Hughes a few weeks ago when she came...


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