Pictures and podcast: Social farming and gardening at Bloom
Amy Nora Fitzgibbon
Barry Kavanagh's garden at Bloom 2016, Across Boundaries, one of the 23 show gardens at the festival this year, represents the concept of social farming and won gold from the judges.
26 November 2014 News
Social farming handbook launched by the department
Farming is now being used as a social support service, writes Aisling Hussey.
16 July 2014 Features
Reaching out through farming
A new concept called social farming is reaching out to people in need of a social support service. Mary Phelan gets an insight into the pilot scheme in Co Louth.
Damien's Diary: Getting away from it all with social farming
Despite the hardship that sometimes comes with the farming life, for most farmers it still beats the thoughts of a nine-to-five job.
18 June 2014
Social farming project receives funding of €40,000
A sum of €40,000 from the CEDRA fund will be used to roll out the Social Farming Across Borders (SoFAB) project.
30 November -0001 News