Last October, the Cork Food Policy Council put on a Food Harvest Festival that was so much fun – and the video below proves it. Watch the video to glimpse a few of the food-focused events that took place over the weekend. These include talks by expert gardeners and foragers, high-energy music performances, tours of community gardens, and a feast made with “food waste”.
We’ve started preparing for this year’s Food Harvest Festival which will take place October 20th and 21st, 2018.
The festival celebrates the wealth of community food and the growing initiatives throughout Cork. Like last year, there will be loads of free events: tours, workshops, talks, demonstrations and tastings. On Sunday the 21st, everyone will come together in Fitzgerald’s Park for a day of celebration.
Everyone is welcome. Share this video and let your friends and family know about the festival. We look forward to seeing you in October!
Last October, the Cork Food Policy Council put on a Food Harvest Festival that was so much fun – and the video below proves it. Watch the video to glimpse a few of the food-focused events that took place over the weekend. These include talks by expert gardeners and foragers, high-energy music performances, tours of community […]Read More
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