On a remote patch of land in the south-west of Ireland lies a precious fragment of a lost world – owned and managed by one man. Eleven years ago, Eoghan Daltun sold his house in Dublin and moved to his new home, an old farm on County Cork's rugged coast. The farm, on the Beara […]
[vimeo 222514975 w=640 h=360] How do you choose the land or the sea? Longtime deep sea fisherman turned goat farmer, Gabriel Flaherty of Aran Islands Goats Cheese, doesn't have to, the sea surrounds him and runs through his veins.
A chance to see greenhorns founder talk farming in Ballymaloe.
Festival of food and drink takes place in Ballymoe, Ireland this coming May.
Position Vacant Ballymaloe Cookery School is looking for a new staff member to join our team in a varied, exciting role. The successful applicant will be expected to be flexible, willing to pitch in wherever necessary, though they will have defined duties. We are looking for someone who ideally has attended our 12 Week Certificate […]
"If you have this much milk on your hands, you're likely to make good use of it." Ireland, with its lush vibrant farmland, was once the global hub of butter production. Food comes from and for people, and dairy is embedded in the history of the place as it weathered the Middle Ages, British colonization, and […]
Notice, good ideas that are in English reverse engineer the English empire! Made partly from repurposed bicycle parts, rollerblade wheels, and an old exercycle, the Rootwasher cleans twenty kilograms of roots in under five minutes and does not require any electricity to operate. A five-acre vegetable farm harvests up to 250 kilograms of root crops […]
Grizedale Arts is an arts organisation based on the historic site of Lawson Park farm, above the Coniston valley in the Lake District. The organisation is a curatorial project in a continuous state of development. Our current site, Lawson Park, is run as a productive small holding and working farm house, with a multifaceted programme […]
20-22 May 2016 The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks. It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and […]
Katie Sanderson is a chef on the move. For the past five years she’s been putting on imaginative food events in locations around Ireland: a café for artists in a Dublin gallery; raw food dinners in a forest in Wicklow; a seaweed-themed restaurant in a boatshed in Connemara. She’s nomadic in her home life too. […]
President says young farmers need land Helping young farmers to access land is the greatest challenge facing modern agriculture, President Michael D Higgins said at the opening of the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois, yesterday. He said Irish farming had changed “profoundly” since the championships were last held in Ratheniska in 1943, and […]