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Féile na nÚLL – THE COMMUNITY APPLE FESTIVAL
September 23 @ 7:30 pm - September 24 @ 6:00 pm IST
Féile na nÚll is the annual community apple festival held in Cloughjordan Ecovillage showcasing community led initiatives.
This year the festival kicks off on the evening of Friday 23rd at 8pm with a Culture Night event, ‘Illuminating Regenerative Cultures’. This is an opportunity to find out what goes on in the WeCreate Workspace and hear the stories of the different initiatives that are based there with music and spoken word peppered throughout.
A celebration of apples and community, with food, craft and information stalls, talks and workshops, kids activities and tours of the ecovillage will take place on the afternoon of Saturday 24th of September. Bring your apples for mashing and pressing and, if you have an apple pie or tart recipe you are proud of, consider entering the Apple Bake contest.
There will be talks and workshops on local food and sustainability, community climate action, the wellbeing economy and sustainable energy communities. Tours of the ecovillage, as well as visits to different features of the projects such as the Community Seed Bank, our Community Supported Agriculture project and the RED Gardens
The Night Orchard will be pressing apples and serving up delights in the Food Hub where there will be space for convivial conservations. Activities for kids, meditations at the labyrinth, apple meitheal’s and games for all ages with Connect 4 Resilience and giant eco-jenga will be on offer.
WeCreate Workspace is located off the Shinrone Road entrance to Ecovillage.
Full details can be found on the events page on www.thevillage.ie