2:00 pm14:00

Galway Food Festival - Panel Discussion, The Living Earth chaired by JP Mc Mahon

  • Mick Lally Theatre

The Living Earth

Sustainable Community Food Systems - How can we feed ourselves and live more sustainably using restorative agrecology and regenerative ecological design practices, and taking collective community action. 

1. Cait Curran, Galway Biodynamic Grower, http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/beyond-organic-growing-in-galway-by-the-phases-of-the-moon-1.2256229 


2. Kevin Dudley, CSA Cloughjordan Eco Village, Biodynamic Grower and former Orchard Manager of ISSA, http://cloughjordancommunityfarm.ie/

3. Suzie Chan, Permaculture Trainer and Organic Grower http://www.dulra.org/

4. Dr. Colin Sage, UCC and Cork Food Policy Council - http://corkfoodpolicycouncil.com/cfpc-team/ 

This talk has been co-curated with Third Space Galway, Curator Martina Finn as part of their current 'Edible City' arts project. http://thirdspacegalway.ie/

4:30 pm16:30

Atlantic’ Foodie Screening with Q&A

Join us for a special foodie screening of the multi-award-winning ‘Atlantic’ where tastings of four varieties of fish will be served during the film, courtesy of local food producers, followed by a Q&A with director Risteard Ó Domhnaill, Lorna Siggins (Western & Marine Correspondent, Irish Times) and Eoin Warner (presenter of Éire Fhiáin on TG4).

€5 – all proceeds go to RNLI

2:00 pm14:00

Food Along The Wild Atlantic Way

Wholly influenced by land and sea, the Wild Atlantic Way is fast becoming a leading draw for international visitors. At the same time, Ireland is beginning to stand out for its ingredient led cuisine. Our panel discusses; How can we make the most of the combined opportunity? With Sinead Hennessy, Failte Ireland, Brid Torrades, Osta Café, Gabriel Flaherty, Aran Islands Goats Cheese & Sheena Dignam, Wild Atlantic Way Food Tours. Chaired by Jacinta Dalton, Region of Gastronomy