IFA President Criticises State Organisations For Lack Of Commitment To Local Food Producers

Launching the results at the Ploughing Championships today (Wed) of a nationwide survey undertaken of public organisations, institutions and agencies into their procurement policy of food, IFA President John Bryan was very critical of a number of respondents for their lack of commitment to local food producers.   He said, “Taxpayers’ money is underpinning the […]

Tipperary cycle to raise funds for job creation

Cyclists from Tipperary and around the country are taking part in a fundraising cycle to help create new jobs in local food initiatives. On June 15th over 100 cyclists will take part in the 100k cycle which starts in Borrisokane at 10am. The route travels through Nenagh, Borrisoleigh, Templemore, Roscrea, Cloughjordan and finishes up again […]

Holidaying or eating out this Christmas support Local Food

Good Food Ireland calls on the Irish public if eating out or holidaying this Christmas to eat in restaurants and stay in hotels that are committed to using Irish food. A study by the New Economics Foundation in London (www.neweconomics.org) found that every £10 spent at a local food business is worth £25 for the […]