Clondarrig Farm is delighted to be assisting N.O.T.S., the National Organic Training Skillnet in hosting renowned ecologist and author of “Silvopasture”, Steve Gabriel for a one day Agroforestry Training Workshop on November 4th in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise with a follow up tour of Clondarrig Farm. Steve is an ecologist, educator, and forest farmer … Continue reading AGROFORESTRY / SILVOPASTURE TRAINING WORKSHOP with Steve Gabriel
At Clondarrig Farm we are delighted to be assisting N.O.T.S. - National Organic Training Skillnet in hosting Dr Christine Jones, who adds a unique, once-off 2-day course to her appearance at the upcoming BioFarm 2019. The two-day workshop will cover the basics of soil function, including soil carbon dynamics and the links between carbon, nitrogen, … Continue reading “Fundamentals of Soil” with Dr. Christine Jones (sold out)
A beautiful Autumnal afternoon learning about more of Nature's wild food and medicine with hedgewitch Silja after a walk and forage on Clondarrig's developing "Permaculture "Walk" .
A wonderful day with the lovely Gerry from Cob on building our new cob oven. We finished our great day off with an impromptu sage stick making session with hedgewitch Silja followed by some storytelling, tunes, a warm fire and toasted marshmallows . We are very grateful to Kicks media for this gorgeous video created … Continue reading Cob Oven Workshop & Lúnasa Fire with friends of Clondarrig
The height of the Mighty Oak's reign on the Celtic Wheel of the Year. Light and Dark, Birth and Death, Growth and Decay - all precious , as we cannot know one without the other .
To celebrate the Bealtaine, the beginning of summer and the magic of the May tree (Hawthorn), we had a lovely day among friends learning about ancient myths, fairies and rituals with magical hedgewitch Silja. We hung our clooties on the May Tree and made secret wishes. We made medicine to soothe and heal hearts. We … Continue reading Bealtaine at Clondarrig
On April 22nd, (Earth Day!) 2019 , the Clondarrig Community Project opened invited the local community to an introduction day. We had a really lovely and inspiring afternoon .
Big hearts and strong hands came together to create beautiful new beginnings. The first trees of our Community Gardens, inspired by the Celtic Wheel of the Year , were planted in the treasured soil of Clondarrig....
by John McHugh I am the fifth generation of my family to live, work and enjoy this land and owe a great debt to all who have gone before me that can only be paid back to those who come after me. Most farmers strive to pass on the land in which they have guardianship … Continue reading Road to Clondarrig