Saturday 20th April – Slow Roots

Day One is a a public educational symposium “Slow Roots” which focuses on education, exploring how our Irish Food Heritage can create employment for this generation. The day enables enthusiasts to explore, in discussion with internationally renowned speakers and environmentalists, how our food culture, growers and producers can enrich rural communities and create jobs. As well as our panel of international experts we will have lecturers and students from all Institutes of Technology across the country join us on Saturday April 20th for this depth Food Symposium.

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The lunch that is served will be the result of a Slow Food challenge, cooked by members of Slow Food Ireland and lead by Brenda McKenna. The meal locally sourced, foraged and produced with the finest seasonal ingredients.

The day will end with a Fulacht Fiadh – a unique Irish cooking method, one of the earliest in the world, which was used for celebrations dating back thousands of years.

If you’re interested in food, our Irish Food Heritage, creation of employment and the opportunities that can stem from from current food challenges this is the day for you.

If you would like to participate in the symposium why not get in touch? The cost for the day is €30 including lunch, dinner & entertainment. RSVP is essential – please email to reserve your spot.