Election to Co-ordinating Body (Board) of the Dublin Food Co-op

We in the Dublin Food Co-op believe that every co-operative is only as good as its volunteer members. If you are interested in a leadership role that will have an impact across our whole community while serving the needs of our members, then getting nominated to serve on the Co-ordinating Body (the Board of Directors) […]

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Seed Savers Competition

Seed Savers Competition

Did you know that most of the seeds sold in Ireland are imported from outside the island? We have only two suppliers of local organic veg seeds and only a few wildflower seed producers here, Irish Seed Savers is one of those suppliers. It is vital for food sovereignty here in Ireland that we support […]

Notes on our Annual General Meeting 2019

This years’ Annual General Meeting was truly a testament to the culture of our co-operative and the engagement of active membership. The meeting was held over three and a half hours (including a brief Special General Meeting) and it remained productive and constructive throughout. As the Secretary of the Dublin Food Co-op, Sam Toland is […]

CB Candidates 2019

Show candidates for election

All the nominations received by the Co-op were reviewed at a meeting of our Nomination & Governance Committee, and we are happy to announce the Rose McCaul and Grace Wilentz will be joining sitting CB members Maureen O’Donnell and Filipa Ferraz in standing for (re-)election to the CB. As we do not have more candidates […]

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Want to join the DFC Book Club?

Patrick Doyle has been a member of our Co-op for a number of years, and volunteers regularly at the Co-op. Following a series of recent events and meetings organised by the Dublin Food Co-operative (I’m thinking in particular about the film screening held at Inchicore Sports and Social Club) I thought was worth trying to build […]

Growing our local and organic Produce at the Co-op

Niamh McCartan is our Fresh Produce Co-ordinator at the Co-op. She is responsible for keeping our racks full of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables all year round. During this time of year known as ‘the hungry gap’ (from around March to the beginning of June), Ireland saw a period of time in which most crops […]