The opening of our annual celebration of apples and community takes place on Saturday 18 September at the Cloughjordan Amphitheatre with a wonderful evening programme of spoken word and music that showcase local and national talent. Limited Tickets
On Sunday 19 September a ‘pop up’ Farmers Market with food, craft and information stalls will be held at WeCreate starting at 13.00.
Bring your apples for mashing and pressing and if you have an apple recipe you are proud of consider entering the Apple Bake contest.
There will be tours of the Ecovillage and Community Farm plus talks and workshops on Local Food, Community Power and Transformative Learning.
|13.00 – 18.00 – Market and Food Stalls (Food Hub), ‘Appledashery’ – Bring your own apples for pressing.
13.00 – Opening Apple Bake Contest
Submissions – Bring your bake to WeCreate from 13.00 to 15.00.
Three categories – a. Under 15s b. Home Bakers c. Some Professional Experience.
14.00 – ‘Community-Led and Cooperative Local Food Systems’
An introduction to Cloughjordan Community Farm’s Food Hub.
15.00 – 18.00 Blue Door – Open Mic Sessions (Food Hub)
Showcasing upcoming, independent artists.
15.00 – Ecovillage Tours and Presentation
Leaving from Sheelagh na Gig on Main Street.
15.00 – ‘Community Power’
A short presentation outlining the benefits of local energy from Ireland’s only Community Owned Renewable Electricity Supplier – Community Power.
15.30 – WeCreate Fab Lab Tour
An opportunity to see the Digital Fabrication Lab and find out more.
16.00 – ‘Transformative Learning and Communities of Practice’
Presentation from Peadar Kirby on transformative learning. Plus an introduction to the ‘Communities of Practice’ from Cultivate.Final_Apple_Fest 2020_compressed_