Eleven Slow Food Galway members headed for 4th International Terra Madre Gathering in Turin. The event runs from Thursday till Monday 21st to 25th October and is held every two years. It is a chance for Slow Food members from all parts of the world to meet and exchange ideas and talk about growing/farming and producing experiences in their native countries. You will find more information on Terra Madre in the current edition of Organic Matters magazine.
The Galway delegation included leader Kate O Dwyer, Colm O Dwyer, Mary Ryan, Noreen Oliver, Cait Curran, Maire Ni Thuathaill, Muriel Nolan, Barbara Buckley, Cobie den Heyer and Dolores Keegan
Mairin Ui Chomain one of Galway's representatives was also Flag Bearer for Ireland. On the Friday she also had the daunting task of being filmed while talking about the "Cladach" in her native Connemara.