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Invitation to the Green Earth Organics
"Sustainability & Food Festival"
Join us for a foodie festival to remember! This action packed eco-event is based around the principles of sustainability and in particular sustainable food production. With events to showcase the farm and local organic produce, and to increase people’s awareness around organic food and the implications of their food and lifestyle choices. Informative and fun, with lots of movement and music that the whole family will enjoy. PLUS free facepainting, outdoor children's Zumba class & treasure hunts for the kids!
|10:00am||Parking & Shuttle bus transfers from offsite location|
|Registration, Tea/Coffee, Farm Shop Open & Traditional Irish Folk music by Glynn Hardiman|
|10.45am||Feeding the world – how can we do it sustainably? Irish Organic Association|
|11:00am||Our journal to Carbon Neutral - Kenneth Keavey, Green Earth Organics|
|11.15am||Unearthing the value of soil – Phil Wheal, The Organic Centre|
|11.45am||The nutritional benefits of organic food – Tara Canning Nutrition|
|12.15pm||Climate change – we need to wake up now! Kenneth Keavey, Green Earth Organics|
|12:45pm||What is "Sustainable Food"? – Sinéad Moran and Nathalie Markiefka, Foodture|
Break for Lunch / Meet the Exhibitors / Music by The Flying Heads band
For the kids: Face painting / Treasure Hunt / Seed planting stall
|2.30pm||How to eliminate plastic from your life – by Sean Cronin / Jack O'Sullivan at the Zero Waste Alliance|
|3pm||Turning trash into treasure – Craft workshop hosted by Slieve Aughty Centre|
|3.30pm||Guided Farm Educational Tour|
|4.15pm||The importance of bees – Michael Hughes, Irish Beekeepers Association|
|5pm||Why planting trees can change our world – by Donal Chambers|
|5.30pm||Cooking demo – Fast & Healthy Food for busy families – by the Lighthouse Restaurant|
|6pm||Final remarks – Kenneth Keavey, Green Earth Organics|
Exhibitors & Stall Holders attending: