Author Archives: Gary Healy

2020 Harvests to Simon Community

The Organic Institute were delighted with the quality of this year’s produce, delivered to The Simon Community warehouse in Chapelizod, Dublin. We feel very privileged to be in a position to supply this wonderful organisation. The Simon Community provides support and care, free accommodation and their kitchens feed the homeless and the most vulnerable of […]

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Convention Update

Please note: Due to the Covid19 lockdown our next convention will be on Sunday 13th June, 2021 at The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.               We are delighted to announce the huge success of our conference, “Environment, Organic Food & Health Convention” held in the Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise on 19th November, […]

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Speech at Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival

Gary Healy gives a talk on the connection between environmental destruction and human health. The talk outlines how modern industrial farming practices, which use synthetic fertilisers, toxic fungicides, pesticides and herbicides, and the degradation of our soils, G M O’s, the destruction of our biological and ecological systems, the impurifying of our waters, the pollution […]

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Harvest to Little Flower Penny Dinners

Gary Healy presents some of the free organic produce delivered to chief chef, Ray Juthan of the The Little Flowers Penny Dinners at Meath Street, Dublin. Furthermore, Evelyn Morgan shows the presentation of some of the produce from our last harvest delivered on the 6th September 2019. Our volunteers did an amazing job in growing […]

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International Biological Farming Conference

I attended this wonderful two day Biological Conference at The Bridge Hotel, Tullamore, Co.Offaly. The conference was organised and promoted by the National Organic Training Skillnet, www.skillnetireland.ie The two day event featured some of the rock stars of biology from the United States, Canada and Europe.  Biological farming focuses more on the soil biology than […]

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Highgrove Meeting

I received a very welcome email from Patrick Holden the CEO of the sustainable food trust, inviting me to a meeting at the Royal Highgrove House, and a tour of the Royal Duchy Organic Farms and Orchards. The request was instigated by David Wilson, the overall manager of the Royal Duchy Farms , both Patrick […]

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