Edible Landscape Project

2016, 2015, 2014: Apple Tree GRAFTING

March 2017: We had a super day at our Apple Tree Grafting Workshop in the Quay Community Centre. Everyone got new apple trees to plant at home, all helping promote Food Security in our community Apple Tree Grafting Workshop on Friday 4th March 2016 from 11.00am until 2.00 pm in...
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2017, 2015 & 2013: Working with WILLOW

March 2017: A little bit of ELP LOVE goes a long way!    Taming the Willow Tunnel at Westport Skatepark which has got a bit out of hand… March 2015: A wonderful morning learning how to weave willow shapes with Willie McDonough at Westport Skate Park. Despite the freezing...
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2017, 2016, 2014 & 2013: Fruit Tree PRUNING

March 2017: WE returned to prune apple trees we planted near the Quay in 2014 and haven’t been near since! Much love and attention required – pruning to an outward facing bud,  clearing away diseased and inward facing branches. Great job! Big thanks to all our...
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2017, 2016 & 2014: FOOD SECURITY w/ Transition Years

March 2017: A very informative workshop help by Edible Landscape Project on Monday morning in the Active Retirement Centre, Distillery rd. with members from the Active Retirement, Westport Tidy Towns and T.Y students from The Sacred Heart School and Rice Collage. The groups will...
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2017, 2015, 2014 & 2013: Tree Planting/ ELP Orchard

February 2017: Great preparations in our ELP orchard near the Quay Community Centre in Westport with Horticulture 6 Class friom the VEC. We’re preparing for our new arrivals from the next ELP Grafting workshop by laying out a nursery bed for the next set of grafts. Next we...
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2016, 2015 & 2014: FOREST GARDENING

June 3rd 2016: We extended our forest garden planting site at the back of the Quay Community Centre during this workshop. We used some of the apple trees from our orchard which were taken from grafts of local trees in 2015.  There’s Worcester berries and Loganberries, more...
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2016 & 2015: Edible Gardening with Schools, Westport & Newport

May 17th 2016:EDIBLE GARDEN WESTPORT Another edible garden for Westport… Holy Trinity N.S. kids helping us plant edibles today at Westport Sports Complex on Horkans Hill as part of the Incredible Edible Schools campaign. Thanks Beth and Angela for all your help and thanks...
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May 2016: Edible Wall, Westport Town

Guess which funky Westport cafe just got itself a beautiful new edible wall? There’s oregano, parsley, strawberries, chives, a hint of spearmint, a baby borage, lavender and calendula… Some lovely local Westport collaboration at work on this project. Guy from...
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2016 & 2013: Kids Sowing Apple Seeds, Dublin Zoo and Westport

  April 23rd 2016: Sowing Seeds! Fantastic Edible Landscape Childrens’ Workshop in the Farmhouse at Dublin Zoo today. Lots of little people got to take home little apple trees to plant in their back gardens! Thank you Agri-Aware for inviting us to participate…....
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2013-2015: Historic Towns Initiative

Historic Towns Initiative Fund, 2013-2015 (Funded by Mayo County Council via the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht) Project Aim Westport is renowned for being a planned town with beautiful architecture dating back to the late seventeenth century. Although many of the...
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