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Ambassador Awards will be livestreamed this Saturday – join us!

21st October 2021

If you wish to watch the Annual Ambassador Awards live please join us live from Kinvara at 7.30pm this Saturday  on the following link   Awards livestream link   If you would still like to attend some of the events that are happening this weekend please go to www.burrenwinterage.com  

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Burren Winterage School – this bank holiday weekend

11th October 2021

www.burrenwinterage.com All roads lead to the Burren this October with the return of the Burren Winterage Weekend, an annual celebration of the ancient and unique practice of winter grazing in the Burren. Co-ordinated by local charity The Burrenbeo Trust, this year’s festival features a wide range of farming, heritage, and cultural events, most of which will take place in-person in Kinvara, Co. Galway and its neighbouring Burren farms while some will take place online via Zoom.

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Farming for Nature are encouraging the public to get involved in their annual public vote campaign

7th October 2021

Farming for Nature voting is open to the public with seven farm finalists from across the country. The initiative aims to highlight the valuable work farmers do in promoting and nurturing nature on their land and this year the awards received a huge increase in nominations. The public now have until midnight 22nd October to view a short series of farm videos and choose who they feel should win the overall Farming for Nature Public Vote Award. To view

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Farming For Nature Ambassadors 2021 now announced

6th September 2021

The national Farming For Nature initiative is proud and delighted to announce its first cohort of seven wonderful Farming for Nature Ambassadors for 2021 and is encouraging members of the public to view a series of specially-commissioned short films which provide an insight to these farmers and their inspiring work. Now in its fourth year, Farming For Nature was set up with an aim to source, share and celebrate the stories of farmers across Ireland

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View Our Most Recent Newsletter Here

1st July 2021

Read our July- August edition of the Farming For Nature newsletter with lots of news, events and resources. If you’d like to sign up to receive the bimonthly newsletter  scroll to the bottom of the homepage and complete the sign up form. https://sh1.sendinblue.com/ae4kexhc1ht7e.html?t=1625146791

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Meet our June Ambassadors – Irish Seed Savers

1st June 2021

We would like to introduce our June Farming For Nature Ambassadors, the Irish Seed Savers Association.  The Irish Seed Savers Association (ISSA) have made a major contribution to the protection and enhancement of nature on farms, gardens and across Ireland for over 30 years. ISSA conserve Ireland’s threatened genetic resources and maintain a public seed bank of over 600 varieties of seed. They preserve heirloom and heritage food crop varieties that are suitable for Ireland

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View our most recent newsletter here

6th May 2021

Welcome to the May – June edition of the Farming for Nature Newsletter. It’s such a wonderful time to be out and about in rural Ireland, there seems to be so much joy in the landscape. Read the full newsletter here.

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Meet our May Ambassador – Cyril Ó Flaithearta

5th May 2021

We would like to introduce our most recent Farming For Nature Ambassador, beef farmer from Inis Mór, Cyril Ó Flaithearta.  Cyril is our May Ambassador and we are delighted to include him in our network of Farming For Nature Ambassadors. These individuals have been chosen in acknowledgement of their long-standing commitment and contribution to farming for nature on their land and in their community. Cyril runs the family farm, based on Inis Mór island in

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Meet our April Ambassador – Patsy Carrucan

6th April 2021

We would like to introduce our most recent Farming For Nature Ambassador, beef farmer from Co.Clare, Patsy Carrucan.  Patsy is our April Ambassador and we are delighted to include him in our network of Farming For Nature Ambassadors. These individuals have been chosen in acknowledgement of their long-standing commitment and contribution to farming for nature on their land and in their community. Patsy farms 200 acres of rough winterage grassland and lowland grassland in Fanore,

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Meet our most recent Ambassador – Pat Lalor

5th March 2021

Meet Our Most Recent Ambassador – Pat Lalor We would like to introduce our most recent Farming For Nature Ambassador, cereal and beef farmer from Co.Westmeath, Pat Lalor.  Pat is our March Ambassador and we are delighted to include him in our network of Farming For Nature Ambassadors. These individuals have been chosen in acknowledgement of their long-standing commitment and contribution to farming for nature on their land and in their community. Pat Lalor has

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