Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

April 14th is the last chance for transition year students for secondary school students to enter the GIY and Cully & Sully ‘Give Peas A Chance’ food entrepreneur competition.   Students are invited to take part in the ‘Give Peas A Chance’ competition, which combines food growing and entrepreneurship in order to engage and inspire […]

Successful Projects in Tipperary awarded funding from Energia Get Ireland Growing

The Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia have announced the winners of the grants from a fund of €70,000 for 2017. Grants will be awarded to the successful food growing projects planned by community groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations all across the country.   The teams behind […]

New Cottage Market for Tipperary

20 Cottage Markets are set to open in towns across the country this year as a result of the ‘Cottage Market’ initiative unveiled by GIY and supported by Ulster Bank and The Ireland Funds.   Last month community groups from across the country were invited to apply to the initiative for funding in order to […]

Secondary Schools Invited To Take Part In Competition To Find Ireland’s Next Young Food Entrepreneur

Cully of the Cully & Sully food business returned to his old secondary school in Waterford accompanied by GIY (Grow It Yourself) this week. During the visit Cully shared with the students the success story behind one of Ireland’s biggest food businesses and launched an inaugural competition titled ‘Give Peas a Chance’. This initiative aims […]

Community Groups across Tipperary invited to apply for supports to value of €65,000 to set up and run their own Cottage Market

GIY are proud to announce the launch of their new ‘Cottage Market’ initiative, which invites community groups to avail of start-up funding in order to set up and run their own Cottage Market. Activity partners Ulster Bank & The Ireland Funds are set to support the initiative across the country to the tune of €65,000 […]

Tipp Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring.   Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered […]

€70,000 ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ fund now open for applications from Tipperary #GetIrelandGrowing

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €70,000 pool of funding available to community and voluntary organisations who can, from today until January 20th 2017 apply for grants, which will enable them to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area.   The Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund will be split […]

100 Orchards To Be Planted To Mark Ireland’s Centenary Celebrations

GIY have teamed up with SAP Landscapes to donate fruit trees which will see 100 orchards simultaneously planted across the country on November 26th to mark Ireland’s Centenary celebrations.   Schools, community groups and workplaces from across the country are now invited to apply for an ‘Orchard in an Hour’ pack. The free pack from […]

Doors officially open at GROW HQ the GIY National Food Education Centre in Waterford

Today (Thursday, October 6th) the doors officially open to the public at the €1.45million GROW HQ, GIY’s National Food Education Centre in Waterford City. The centre is the new home of the GIY movement, which was started in Waterford in 2008 by Michael Kelly.   The centre will serve as an urban grow school, cookery […]

Last Chance For Tipperary’s Businesses To ‘Give Peas A Chance’

The Countdown is on for businesses to sign up to the GIY and Cully & Sully ‘al desko’ growing food at work initiative.   The food-growing challenge, dubbed “Give Peas a Chance’ enables businesses to not only grow food at work in teams but it enables them to enter a competition to win vouchers to […]

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