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


July Event: Visit to Slieve Aught Centre and Sliabh Aughty Honey


Some Photos from our July event. Thank you to Esther in Slieve Aughty Centre where Slow Food Galway gathered last Sunday for a walk through the lovely organic kitchen garden followed by a three course lunch in the Tree Top Restaurant.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Next Event: Visit to Slieve Aughty Centre Organic Restaurant and Sliabh Aughty Honey and Beekeepers


Photo Credit: leahybeekeeping.com
The next Slow Food Galway event will take place on Sunday the 29th of July 2018.

Starting at 1:30 with a tour of the Slieve Aughty organic gardens and Eco Resort, owner Esther Zyderlaan will provide insights into the running of the resort, followed by a three-course lunch in the centres Three Towers Certified Organic Restaurant.