Edible Landscape Project

2018: Food Security – Community

May 17th 2018:  Wonderful photos from Edible Landscape Project’s recent Food Security workshop with Foroige students as they plant out a forest garden on the grounds of The Museum of Country Life in Turlough House, Castlebar. Great to get younger groups engaged and thinking...
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2018: Apple Tree GRAFTING

2018 :  ELP’s Grafting Workshop this year took place on March 29th at the Quay Community Centre in Westport. Paula demonstrated grafting techniques to the assembled group, rootstocks and scions were from Andy Wilson’s fruitandnut.ie.  Everyone was delighted t...
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2018: Fruit Tree PRUNING

2018: January 29th   It was chilly enough as we pruned Apple trees between the Elms and the Railway Walk. There’s a big variation in the state of the trees. One tree has been badly hit by canker  – probably from over-zealous strimming. Another is thriving as it seems...
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2018: Food Security- Transition Years

November 2017: T/Y FOOD SECURITY Workshop, Westport Town A wonderful Group of T/Y students from Rice College and SHS Schools came together earlier this week for another Edible Landscape FOOD SECURITY Workshop. Great ideas were generated on how we can better manage our food supply...
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2017: Food Security – Quay Community Centre

June 2017 – FOOD SECURITY Workshop: Another great turnout from the local community for our Edible Landscape Workshop at the Quay Centre yesterday. We added lavender, chives, fennel and many more plants to our Forest Garden which is now really taking shape. Have a peep in if...
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2017: 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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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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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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