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Cultivating Abundance: The Crucial Role of Healthy Soil in Agriculture and Horticulture

Introduction to Healthy Soil The foundation of successful agriculture and horticulture lies beneath our feet – in the soil.Often overlooked, soil health is paramount for sustainable and thriving ecosystems. In thisblog post, we’ll delve into the importance of healthy soil, exploring key concepts such as Biocomplete compost, the soil food web, regenerative agriculture, and vermicast. […]

Nourishing Our Communities

Together We Grow – Nourishing Our Communities

Join us as we discover how we can nourish our communities as we watch the film Together We Grow and talk to some local community gardening panellists.

Eat Local – A Meeting of Minds in Tullow

Where does your food come from? This simple question has complex and difficult answers. The topic was addressed by a gathering of local producers and professionals, sponsored by the County Carlow Environmental Network (CCEN). Molly Aylesbury, Chairperson of CCEN, remarked that all views must be heard to have a meaningful and collaborative conversation. Her passion […]

Environmental Podcasts

What Environmental Podcasts Are We Listening To?

Environmental Podcasts Are you looking for environmental podcasts to inform or entertain? With so many extreme weather related events taking place across the globe, and climate conferences such as COP 28 finally reaching the national media headlines, more people are seeking information about climate change and environmental events. Many of us are finding podcasts helpful […]

How to Create a Wildflower Meadow

Growing a wildflower meadow is an act of rebellion to save the planet from ourselves. Here, Moly Aylesbury explains how to grow one.

Environmental Information Share Event

Join us on Friday, 11th March 2022 at The Visual Arts Theatre in Carlow town, between 7pm and 8pm for an environmental information share event and meet others in the county who are striving to make a difference. The County Carlow Environmental Network (CCEN) will be announcing the new dates for three environmental films we […]

Free Biodiversity Workshop

Free Biodiversity Workshop The County Carlow Environmental Network are pleased to be hosting a free Biodiversity Webinar with support from County Carlow Council on Tuesday, 16th March 2021 from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Our volunteer secretary and Environmental Educationalist, Molly Aylsbury BSc will be looking at the questions often asked: What is biodiversity? Why is biodiversity […]

Environmental Questions for General Election Candidates

Environmental Questions for General Election 2020 Candidates

A general election has been called for Ireland on Saturday, 8th February 2020 and with the increasing changes in our climate, it’s more important than ever that our local, national and European representatives are aware of the environmental issues that face us. If you’d like to quiz your local candidates, here are a selection of […]