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Growing Galway Food is inviting small food producers as well as retail and hospitality food buyers to participate in an online survey of food production in Galway as part of its aims to develop a county wide strategy for food in Galway, to contribute to the future development of the sector by fostering cooperation and cohesion amongst food producers and to build relationships between food producers and buyers in the retail, catering and hospitality sectors.
Having spent some time working in NUI Galway, I can justifiably lend my voice to those who say that the food available on campus is generally not that good. Sure, the pizza in the college bar is tasty enough, but it does not really count as a vegetable as the American government would have us believe. The Gourmet Tart Co used to supply the university with its freshly-made sandwiches, but these seem to be no longer available this year, replaced by a lesser sandwich to fill the gap. It is not, I am sure, because students don’t care what they eat — in fact a growing number of them are revolting against the banal food on offer.
Local businessmen Jonathan and Derek Corbett have recently launched Complete Catering situated in Newcastle in the heart of Galway city. They run a number of successful businesses situated in and around the city, including a number of Subway outlets, a Four Star pizza outlet situated in Munster Avenue and a fully operational 24-hour deli situated in Londis in Newcastle in Galway.
Macra na Feirme has launched their campaign to promote local farmers and encourage consumers to make community focused-purchases this Christmas, and beyond.
Ten influential journalists and an acclaimed cookbook writer from Sweden stopped off in Athlone earlier this week, as part of a gastronomy-themed visit to Co Westmeath and Ireland. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Bord Bia.
Ten influential journalists and an acclaimed cookbook writer from Sweden enjoyed a gastronomy-themed visit to Galway earlier this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Bord Bia.
If you want to avoid the hassle that is associated with the Christmas shop rush then why not do something different this year and take a trip to Moycullen, the perfect place for stress-free shopping.
Helen Finnegan of Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese in Stoneyford and Mag Kirwan of Goatsbridge Trout Farm, in Kilkenny together with other members of Good Food Ireland, were on hand to showcase the very best of food from around the island of Ireland, at the recent Flavours of Ireland 2010 event in London, organised by Tourism Ireland.
The 2010 Portumna Forest Picnic will take place on Sunday September 12. The event, which is aimed at families, with the emphasis on locally produced food, was launched at the weekend. The event is being held to mark National Organic Week and is coordinated by the Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers’ Association, the Irish Organic Farmers & Growers Association, and Slowfood.