Tag: Ireland

Food Producer Series – Old Farm

Food Producer Series – Old Farm

3 months, 3 weeks and 3 days later we had 42 baby pigs and we were suddenly in the pig farming business – Margaret O’Farrell Making our way up the drive we pass by a sign that reads, “Slow down,…

Food on the Edge 2017: A Reaction

Food on the Edge 2017: A Reaction

Action is the bridge between intentions and reality… Intentions are lovely but actions are stronger – Margot Janse In opening with Dominic MacSorely, CEO of Concern international, this year’s Food on the Edge symposium made a clear statement of the…

Food Producer Series – Anam Coffee

Food Producer Series – Anam Coffee

We set about creating a rural business that represented everything about the Burren in the best possible way and developing our brand so that it really spoke about a sense of place. So our name, Anam, meaning soul or spirit…

Food on the Edge 2017 – Preview

Food on the Edge 2017 – Preview

The run-up to October and the eagerly anticipated return of the annual Food on the Edge symposium is heating up with the recent announcement of this year’s theme; ‘Action: Reaction’ at the official Irish launch held recently on the 19th…

Cong Food Village Festival 2017

Cong Food Village Festival 2017

Cong has long had a history of being synonymous with food and celebration. Ashford Castle, the venue of many a feast and party, stands proud in its manicured gardens surveying the town and it’s neighbouring Lodge. Now, along with the…

Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

The lack of connection to the seasons, what grows and when, is a bittersweet consequence of modern transport and associated technologies. Believe me I’m as guilty as the next person for buying strawberries in winter because the supermarket allows me…

Food on the Edge 2016

Food on the Edge 2016

Be bold, be brave, be daring, make mistakes, take chances, and show that you really care – Massimo Bottura Food is always evolving and changing; it’s one of the things I love about it. However, if we are to take a…