Chickens in Schools – the fun begins!

If you’re a regular reader of this little old blog, you may recall that earlier this year, I wrote about my collaboration with Slow Food Ireland and our competition to put Chickens in Schools . In the past week,  I have visited two of the winning schools with Emma from Old McDonalds Farm Store to deliver the … Continue reading

“Considered” by Helen James for Dunnes Stores

Recently I have had a lot of  email queries about homemade gifts -in particular the packaging.  Being the Queen of recycling I have no end of suggestions for those used jars, tins and cartons.  Over the coming months, I will have lots of  blog posts that will focus solely on homemade gifts and wrapping and no doubt you’ll see … Continue reading

Imperfect Me and my Afternoon Tea

I have noticed since “Food from an Irish Garden” was published almost a year ago, that at more and more events I attend, people increasingly feel the need to justify what they eat to me.  Be it a private get together, an event at which I’m a guest or even a demonstration, people feel they have … Continue reading