Thursday, 21 March 2019

Slow Food Galway AGM 2019

April 7th, 2pm to 4pm

at Cait Curran's Farm "Siol", Moycullen

AGM will be followed by a presentation from Deirdre Flanagan (farmer's market trader and chef) on her "plant-based diet journey" and demonstration on how to adapt familiar dishes into plant-based meals.

There is no charge for this event, instead please bring small, plant-based dish to share on the day.
Please confirm if you will attend by replying to the email sent by Geraldine on 13/03/2019 by Sunday, 24 March.

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Next Event: Introduction to America Village Apothecary & Tasting Room

Sunday, 3rd Feb, 3pm - 5pm
Tasting Room, Dominic St, Galway

Our first event of 2019 will be an Introduction to America Village Apothecary & Tasting Room.
Owner Claire will talk us through the background of her business, what they make - bitters, tinctures, syrups and elixirs as well as explaining the production processes, followed by a tasting.

Price: €25

Location: Tasting Room, 31 Dominic St Lower, Galway 

To book please text Geraldine 087-2020481 by Friday 1st February.

Places are limited please book early to avoid disappointment. Non-members welcome.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Autumn Event: Harvest Gathering

“Season of mist and meadow fruitfulness”
John Keats - To Autumn

Sunday, 23rd September 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Monivea, Galway

Come and join us with your own apples for:

  • Apple pressing (bring your own apples to be pressed)
  • Cider making demonstration
  • Picking of hops
  • Organic farm walk and talk
  • Lunch of wild venison and other treats

Price: €15 (members) / €20 (non-members)

Location: Carol and Tony Killarney’s Organic Farm, Rye Hill Demesne, Monivea, County Galway

Directions: Please enter Eircode H65 AX79 into Google Maps

To book please text Geraldine 087-2020481

Places are limited please book early to avoid disappointment

Please bring a small starter or accompaniment to the venison along with your own apples and wellingtons for the farm walk.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Next Event: Slow Food Galway Bus Trip to Birr

Image via Wild Irish Foragers

Our next event is a bus trip to Birr, Co. Offaly and will take place on Sunday, August 26th 2018.

First venue:

Mossfield Organic Farm where we will meet owner and farmer Ralph Haslam who will give a talk on his conversion to Organic Farming as well as a tasting of his award winning Mossfield Cheese, non-homogenized milk and yogurt.

Second venue:

Wild Irish Foragers Mill House Farm. Owners and foragers Gordon and Sharon Greene will guide a forage walk and talk to include history of wild foods in Irish culture, a tour of their  kitchen with tastings and recipes. Sharon will also offer a 10% discount on her award winning syrups, preserves, fruit cheeses, pontiac and shrubs.

Please bring a picnic lunch to share (tea and coffee will be available).

R.V.S.P. by 18TH AUGUST by text to Geraldine Williams 087-2020481.

Price: €32.50 members, €37.50 non members, includes return bus fare.

Note limited spaces available.

Departure time 9.45am from Salthill Promenade opposite The Aquarium.

image via Mossfield Farm