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Food Hospitality Course – Spring 2015

Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education Training Board, together with the Leitrim Development Company has been successfully running a continuous full time 10 month FETAC Level 5 Hospitality Operations Course in the Food Hubs Community Kitchen for the past 5 years. There is an average of 18 participants completing the course each time, and the success rate […]

Irish-Polish Culinary Experience

A group of 25 people from the Carpathian Region of Poland visited the Food Hub last week. The trip was organised by Leitrim Development Company in partnership with their Polish counterparts, Dolina Raby. The group had a tour of the facility on Thursday the 26th visiting Carrig Brewing Company, Chef in a Box and The […]

UCD visit to The Food Hub

We were delighted to recedntly welcome a group of UCD Students to The Food Hub. Pictured is Brian Taft, Head Distiller at The Shed, conducting a tour for a group of students from the Faculty of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine during their visit to the Food Hub on Tuesday, March 10th.

The Food Hub mentioned in Government Action Plan for Jobs – Regions

Have you had a chance to look at the Action Plan for Jobs – Regions as yet ? Very encouraging to see a multi-agency planned approach for each of the 8 regions. In particular we are chuffed that we were singled out for mention under the Community Enterprise strand. Check it out here > http://www.enterprise.gov.ie/en/News/20150211.html

nourish eu Project Launch

nourish eu is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership that will develop educational tools to assist the stimulation of Healthy & Creative Food Regions. The biggest challenges facing the EU food sector are obesity and food poverty but these are also commercial opportunities to develop healthy and affordable foods. nourish eu is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership that will […]

Recent Opening of The Shed Distillery

We recently welcomed a new tenant to The Food Hub. Last December, PJ Rigney and his team opened the first distillery in Connaught in 101 years! They join a thriving Food Hub with Carrig Brewing Company, Bo Peep Preserves, The Cheese Hub , Mc Niffes Boxty, Chef in a Box ready meals and JB catering […]

LEGOCIE (LEt’s GO Cooking In Europe!)

LEGOCIE (LEt’s GO Cooking In Europe!) is a Grundtvig Partnership project which will encourage and facilitate adults to share knowledge and good practice about the ways that cooking skills and healthy eating are encouraged and supported in a number of European countries. In the first year of the project, for each country involved, partners: Investigated the cooking […]