Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Visit to Eco-Village: Cloghjordan

The Dublin Community Growers payed visit the Eco-village of Cloghjordan in Tipperary on the week-end of October 14/15th 2012 last week-end.The weather held up for us nicely and a good two days was held by all involved.I would like to say a very BIG THANK YOU to Kevin who arranged this trip,but due to a family situation was not able to attend himself to enjoy the event.
 Map in village showing surrounding area and cycle routes

 Hostel in the eco-village

 Main enterance to eco-village

 Home bakery in the eco-village which sell to shops,etc.

 Planting Spring bulbs

 Dublin Community Growers on a walk about of the farm

 One of the poly tunnels on the farm

 There are different types of  eco-friendly houses,apartments been built there

 On arrival in Cloghjordan train station

 Different ways to grow in the poly tunnel

 One of the main meeting areas on the site

 Some site still for sale

 Talk in one of the projects been done there 

 Project site on the outside

  Helping to do our small part
 Doing some clearing of weeds and mulching

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South Circular Road Community Food Garden Project

The South Circular Road Community Food Garden Project started in April 2007. We have a derelict site on loan from ST Salvage Company that we have converted into a community food garden. This is a continuation of the initial successful Dolphins Barn Community squatted food garden that was on the canal from 2005 -2007.