Dublin Harvest 2016

The 2016 Dublin Community Growers  “Harvest Festival” will take place on Saturday 3rd September.

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Dublin Community Growers – Harvest Festival 2016, 3 September 2016,  Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1.

 

From 12.00 to 17.00 come join in the fun at our Dublin Community Growers Harvest Festival.  Along with music , food, face painting and games,  find information on how to grow your own fruit and vegetables on a balcony, or how to join a community garden. The day is free and is very much a family event!

Why should you get involved in a community garden?  There are numerous reasons but we will give you just two.  One; you will be producing organic fruit and vegetables for your  family to eat.  Remember that a healthy diet, paper writer low in fat and salt and high in fruit and vegetables is a significant factor in reducing the risk of heart disease.

Two; community gardens in Dublin produce lots of organic vegetables which are grown right on our doorsteps;  this also means that such gardens are helping to save the planet by reducing our carbon footprint.

You can join a community garden free of charge.   All you are asked to give is your time, a couple of hours a week, in return you get access to fresh vegetables, and the company of like minded individuals. With over 46 community gardens in Dublin to choose from it has never been easier to join.   Information on the gardens is available on our website at www.dcg.ie

Dublin Community Growers is a network of community gardeners who meet monthly within central Dublin. An open group, we meet to discuss community gardening projects, and the issues faced by these projects. Dublin Community Growers also organise events to promote community gardens as amenities to be valued. The core ethos of Dublin Community Growers is represented by social inclusion, and environmental responsibility. Dublin Community Growers support organic principles and animal welfare.

“Planting a garden isn’t just about growing veggies. It’s about cultivating the seeds that grow strong communities” Jairo Javier, Benito Juarez Community Academy, Chicago