The Ballymun City Farm group envisions farm animals, a community garden, and a nature trail. But first they need a lease from the council, and funding.
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In Malahide, Two Friends Raise a Vertical Farm
Farming is more efficient when you go upwards, says Jack Hussey, who works on the farm after he’s done with his day job.
In an Unpredictable Time, an Urban Farm Looks at What It Can Preserve
“I’m thinking more about stuff with a longer shelf life,” said Rossa Cassidy recently at his farm in Glasnevin.
A Plan for a City Farm in the Heart of Ballymun
Stephen Hayden is pushing the council to provide land for a working farm that would produce organic food and give city kids a chance to learn how to rear farm animals.
In East Wall, a Plan for a City Farm
City farms let people visit with animals, grow food, and attend workshops. But some worry that they also “encourage the archaic idea that animals are merely for our entertainment”.
A Free City Farm Is Planned for St Anne’s Park
Children from across Dublin could soon be mucking in to take care of a few goats, a couple of pigs, a flock of ducks, and a brood of hens.