How communities can benefit from co-operative food systems.
22nd, 23rd and 24th – February
At the WeCreate Centre
At Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Tipperary, Ireland
Discover how a cooperative approach can strengthen and build more resilient and sustainable food systems, while at the same time supporting our communities and local economies.
Case Studies, presentations, panel discussions and breakout discussions will be held on topics such as, Community Supported Agriculture, Food Coops & Buyers Clubs, Community Kitchens, Food Hubs, Community Shops, On-line Distribution models, Community Gardens and other local supply and distribution systems.
If you want to create and support jobs in your area, help secure your food supply, are part of a community that wants to strengthen its local economy, or are a grower looking for a rewarding and potentially profitable way of supplementing your income, this event is for you.
”this is an important and timely event which we’re delighted to be part of…bringing knowledge developed through supporting the community food movement in the UK.” Mike Perry, Plunkett Foundation
Weekend ticket only €50 – Includes the CSA Salon, and the Saturday & Sunday Sessions
This offer is for anyone active in CSAs, Community Gardens, Cooperative Food Systems or seeking work.
(€65 for everyone else and €40 for members of The Ecovillage or the Community Farm)
* Weekend ticket does not include the Introduction to Smallholding course, lunches, dinners, accommodation or the farm Fundraiser on the Saturday evening.
Sessions are also individually priced to accommodate participants who cannot stay for the whole weekend.
Friday Evening – The CSA Salon 19.30 – 21.30 = €10,
The Saturday Session 10.00 – 17.00 = €35
The Sunday Session 11.00 – 16.00 = €25
The Saturday Farm Fundraiser – The Dub Investigation – 10.00 – 01.00 – €12 (€10 for event participants)
For booking email firstname.lastname@example.org with you name and contact details.
* Places at this event are limited please book in advance