GIY Offer Companies Top 5 Tips For National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2018

Employers across Ireland are being urged to sign up for Ireland’s fourth National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, April 13th 2018 an event which aims to improve employee well-being through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace.   GIY (Grow It Yourself) know that time spent in the garden is good for your mental and physical health. GIY […]

Energia Get Ireland Growing Funding Granted To Projects in Laois

The community food growing fund ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia has awarded a fund of €75,000 to food growing projects all across Ireland. The teams behind 86 community projects will each receive funds for their unique projects. The recipients include community groups, schools, NGOs and Not for […]

Laois Schools Encouraged To Enter Ireland’s Best Young Food Entrepreneur Search

GIY and Cully & Sully are on the search for Ireland’s next best young food entrepreneurs and are encouraging secondary school students across the country to register for the ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition before the registration deadline of March 14th 2018.   ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing and entrepreneurship to inspire students to grow their own […]

Community Groups Across Laois Invited To Apply For Support

A fund of €30,000 is announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10 new GIY Cottage Markets across the country during 2018. In 2017, the fund supported the establishment of 15 Cottage Markets for the first time with many of these markets being the catalyst of at least […]

Laois Primary Schools Invited To Apply For Free GIY Pack

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the seventh annual food growing initiative, a project that will enable 43,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring with ‘The innocent Big Grow’.   Primary schools across the country can apply now for a free Big Grow […]

GIY And Energia Want To ‘Get Ireland Growing’ With €75,000 Fund

GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland Growing’ initiative has to date supported almost 500 community […]

Ireland’s Food Entrepreneur Competition

April 14th is the last chance for transition year students for secondary school students to enter the GIY and Cully & Sully ‘Give Peas A Chance’ food entrepreneur competition.   Students are invited to take part in the ‘Give Peas A Chance’ competition, which combines food growing and entrepreneurship in order to engage and inspire […]

Successful Project in Laois awarded funding from Energia Get Ireland Growing

The Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia have announced the winners of the grants from a fund of €70,000 for 2017. Grants will be awarded to the successful food growing projects planned by community groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations all across the country.   The teams behind […]

New Cottage Market for Laois

20 Cottage Markets are set to open in towns across the country this year as a result of the ‘Cottage Market’ initiative unveiled by GIY and supported by Ulster Bank and The Ireland Funds.   Last month community groups from across the country were invited to apply to the initiative for funding in order to […]

Secondary Schools Invited To Take Part In Competition To Find Ireland’s Next Young Food Entrepreneur

Cully of the Cully & Sully food business returned to his old secondary school in Waterford accompanied by GIY (Grow It Yourself) this week. During the visit Cully shared with the students the success story behind one of Ireland’s biggest food businesses and launched an inaugural competition titled ‘Give Peas a Chance’. This initiative aims […]

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