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


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.