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This article focuses on information specific to Ireland community action. See Food activism for a topic overview.

Networks and sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

GIY Together we Grow
Authors: GIY, Apr 9, 2013

Grow It Yourself Ireland (better known as GIY) is a non-profit social enterprise based in Ireland whose mission: " to educate and enable a global movement of food growers whose collective actions will help to rebuild a sustainable food system."

GIY facilitates and supports various local growing groups, called GIY Groups, as a part of their community action.

Events[edit | edit source]

Street Feast -Take part with your neighbours
Authors: Neighbourhood Network, Apr 18, 2017

Community gardens[edit | edit source]

  • Greenside Up, "Social, Community, Therapeutic Horticultural & Environmental Education", created by Dee Sewell, a community based entrepreneur based on the Carlow/Kilkenny border in 2009 to help promote the grow your own ethos and raise environmental awareness. link checked 12:17, 8 July 2023 (UTC)

Sustainable food production[edit | edit source]

The World is Hungry for Food Sustainability
Authors: Saoirse Ronan

Origin Green is a Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board) initiative to drive sustainable food production in Ireland.

Origin Green will allow Ireland to become a world leader in sustainable high quality food and drink production. The Origin Green program is built upon the Origin Green Sustainability Charter which will commit participants to engage directly with the challenges of sustainability. This will include reducing energy inputs, minimizing overall carbon footprint and lessening impact on the environment in order to increase efficiency and competitiveness.

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Food waste[edit | edit source]

What is FoodCloud?
Authors: Foodcloud, Oct 17, 2019
Authors: Foodcloud, Aug 13, 2013

Resources[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

Waterford Bioregion Food Manifesto
Authors: Commonland, Jul 5, 2023
  • Bioregional Weaving Lab Waterford,, page includes link to (pdf) online meeting report, to share the process and outcomes of the manifesto workshop, Oct 21, 2022, added 12:11, 9 July 2023 (UTC)

Past events[edit | edit source]

Global Green Community Garden at Electric Picnic
Authors: Greenside Up, Sep 9, 2015

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