“A thrilling weekend of food and food cultural activities.”

Slow Food Ireland and Sandbrook House present Grandmothers Day 2013. The festival returns to Ballon, Co. Carlow this year and it is bigger and better than before.

Join us for a weekend of celebration, as we investigate our Irish food heritage and encourage families to come together and remember lost skills, pass on inherited wisdom and celebrate good, clean fair food.

Saturday 20th April

Join us for “Slow Roots, a Food Symposium”. This will be a public symposium involving IT’s from across the island as we investigate “How can our Irish food heritage create jobs for this generation?”  Click here to find out more…

Sunday 21st April

Grandmothers Day gives families the opportunity to spend time together, remembering and recording lost skills and the precious inherited wisdom passed down by previous generations. Join us for a fun filled day of demonstrations, workshops, entertainment and delicious cookery demonstrations!   Click here to find out more…


A cookery demonstration with Darina Allen and Pamela Black, Grandmothers Day 2012

Schedule for Sunday 21st April 

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