IOFGA, ICSA and Minister Cuffe

Chairperson, IOFGA, Dr. Sinead Neiland,ÊMinister for Horticulture Ciar‡n Cuffe and Grace Maher, IOFGA, Gillian Westbrook, event coordinator IOA and Gabriel Gilmartin IOA at the 2010 Portumna Forest Picnic. The event, which marked the start of National Organic Week, (13th- 19th September) celebrated all that was good about Irish Organic Food production and was officially opened by ÊMinister for Horticulture Ciar‡n Cuffe. The sun illuminated the spectacular setting which was the perfect location to host such a great day out. The large crowd was spellbound on the day with the range of activities and events from enchanting storytelling, informative nature walks, organic production talks and cycling trails for the more adventurous! Photo:Andrew Downes