Fare Ireland @ Culture Night

20 Sep

Fare Ireland @ Culture Night Documentary Screening on 22 Sep 2017 at 1900 in Dublin Food Coop, Newmarket square, D8 This will be followed by Q&A session from the makers. I got involved in Fare Ireland project trough my voluntary work in NCAD Community garden. I am there almost from the start and it is […]

Building Empowerment

15 Sep

Sigi Koko @Natural Homes Conference 2017 Building Empowerment Sigi Koko is a well known Architect specialised in Eco Buildings. She is the head of Down to Earth design and she is one of the most inspiring woman natural builder we know. Sigi believes that building naturally is also building Empowerment of people and creating resilient […]

garden awakening

16 Mar

Mary Reynolds (The Garden Awakening) Last year, around this time, I was getting ready to start the Ogi apprentship in Nurney Farm, in Carbury (co. Kildare). During the botanical art exhibition in Claregalway in June I bought the Garden Awakening and I couldn’t stop reading it. Martin and I started to dream about our future […]

Humanure

12 Feb

Humanure is simply composted shit as described by Joseph Jenkins. ‘Surely there is a better way than to defecate into clean, treated water and then ‘clean it again using chemicals and vast quantities of energy? If we had to clean our own drinking water at home, I’m certain that we would not flush our toilet into it!’ […]

Perennial Plate

7 Feb

It was a pleasure to have Chef and Activist, Daniel Klein and Filmmaker Mirra Fine (The Perennial Plate) documenting the NCAD Community Garden’s main man Tony Lowth. Our Mountain from The Perennial Plate on Vimeo. The Perennial Plate is a two-time James Beard Award winning online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating. […]

An introduction to Organic Growing Experience

3 Feb

Hello world This website has been a little bit out of date for good few months for very good reasons. Nonetheless I thought I should introduce myself for a tiny bit so that you all don’t get confused. I am Giulia, I love nature and natural way of living, I am mainly an artist, working […]

Arrifana Pines Cob Oven

25 Aug

ben the four legged helper

Arrifana pines 20/8/2016 Cob oven building workshop. I was invited to Algarve to help building a cob oven. My friend Paddy finally found his place in Europe after traveling along the Atlantic coast in his camper van. I am happy that his dream final came true and he is a proud owner of a beautiful […]

Copper tools

21 Apr

Inspired by research of Victor Schauberger I am avoiding of using steel tools when planting. In his book  The Fertile Earth – Nature’s Energies in Agriculture, Soil Fertilisation and Forestry: Volume 3 Eco-Technology Series he proved that in contrast with iron and steel, the most common metals used to produce garden tools, copper has a beneficial […]

Why make compost?

4 Feb

Why make compost? We need to look into nature and have critical look on our trow-away society. Nature achieved its amazing productivity by interaction of thousands of species and recycling resources. Common sense brings us to a simple solution. Nature knows best so we just need to comprehend and copy. Use of artificial fertilizers is […]

Dublin Made Me Market

29 Oct

tony lowth guerilla composter

Dublin Made Me Market featuring Tony Lowth speaking on the sunday market about the story of NCAD garden