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Feeding Ourselves - How communities can benefit from co-operative food systems

Hello fellow Fiery Spirits,Im delighted our CoP has found a new home with Plunkett and hope we can continue to progress and help each other cultivate communities that can prosper in these challenging times.  Im currently the chair of Ireland's largest CSA projects, the Cloughjordan Community Farm. We currently provide fresh vegetables, milk and meat to over sixty member households on 40 acres of land in Cloughjordan, Tipperary Ireland. 12 acres of the farm is located in Cloughjordan…See More
Feb 5, 2013
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“Fostering Active and Collaborative Learning” at Cloughjordan, Tipperary, Ireland

October 15, 2012 at 9am to October 19, 2012 at 5pm
Village Education Research and Training In collaboration with the Change Exploratory and Cultivate Living and LearningPresent“Fostering Active and Collaborative Learning”A Five Day Course @ Cloughjordan Ecovillage15th  to  19th of October 2012This dynamic course is for trainers, facilitators, coaches and anyone working in the field of adult or community education. The objective is to introduce and build capacity in the use of active and collaborative learning techniques. The course will use…See More
Oct 1, 2012
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Collaborating for the Future We Want at Dublin City Hall, Dublin Ireland

June 5, 2012 from 2pm to 5pm
 This afternoon session bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders together on the first day of Rio +20, the UN Conference celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, to explore our understanding of cultural values and consider how we can best collaborate to achieve the future we want. Conversation Provocation by Tom Crompton, co-author of ‘Common Cause: The Case for Working with our Cultural Values’.Tom will give a short presentation on the importance of…See More
Jun 6, 2012
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Collaborating for the Future We Want at Dublin City Hall, Dublin Ireland

June 5, 2012 from 2pm to 5pm
 This afternoon session bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders together on the first day of Rio +20, the UN Conference celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, to explore our understanding of cultural values and consider how we can best collaborate to achieve the future we want. Conversation Provocation by Tom Crompton, co-author of ‘Common Cause: The Case for Working with our Cultural Values’.Tom will give a short presentation on the importance of…See More
Jun 5, 2012
Davie Philip added a discussion to the group Where does community resilience and emergency planning meet?
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Video of Wendy Graham

http://youtu.be/hcYbJcyg7m4Wendy Graham, Director of Disaster Welfare Services in the New South Wales (Australia), who was on a Winston Churchill Traveling Fellowship to the UK exploring how bottom-up community resilience initiatives and top-down emergency planning might complement each other. Filmed at the Community Resilience Seminar, March 19th 2012 at Andrew Carnegie House, Dunfermline, ScotlandSee More
Apr 4, 2012
A discussion started by Davie Philip was featured

Notes from the Community Resilience Seminar March 19th 2012 at Andrew Carnegie House, Dunfermline

How can bottom-up community resilience initiatives and top-down emergency planning complement each other? With Wendy Graham, Director of Disaster Welfare Services in the New South Wales (Australia), who is on a Winston Churchill Traveling Fellowship PresentNick Wilding - Carnegie TrustClair Cooper - Mission Models Money (MMM) programmeEve Anne Cullinane - MCO Projects, IrelandRuth Wilson - SNIFFERAlan Brown Project Coordinator, Transition LinlithgowTony Hodgson- World Modelling Co-ordinator at…See More
Apr 3, 2012
Davie Philip added a discussion to the group Where does community resilience and emergency planning meet?
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Notes from the Community Resilience Seminar March 19th 2012 at Andrew Carnegie House, Dunfermline

How can bottom-up community resilience initiatives and top-down emergency planning complement each other? With Wendy Graham, Director of Disaster Welfare Services in the New South Wales (Australia), who is on a Winston Churchill Traveling Fellowship PresentNick Wilding - Carnegie TrustClair Cooper - Mission Models Money (MMM) programmeEve Anne Cullinane - MCO Projects, IrelandRuth Wilson - SNIFFERAlan Brown Project Coordinator, Transition LinlithgowTony Hodgson- World Modelling Co-ordinator at…See More
Apr 2, 2012
Davie Philip commented on Nick Wilding's group Where does community resilience and emergency planning meet?
"I am attending the Resilience and Emergency Planning event later today. This morning I was re-reading Rob Hopkins' post on "Community resilience, Transition, and why government thinking needs both" where he explores the UK…"
Mar 19, 2012

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Welcome! FierySpirits is for activists and professionals who are building vibrant, resilient rural communities. Tell us a little about why you'd like to join?
To deepen my knowledge, my learning and connections to others on the same journey.
About Me (areas of expertise/interest I can share)
I am the Education Manager at the Cultivate Centre for sustainable living and learning in Dublin. At the end of the 90’s I was a founding member of both FEASTA: the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability and Sustainable Projects Ireland LTD the company behind the sustainable community project in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary.

I have over ten years of experience of managing events and projects in the ‘sustainability’ sector in Ireland. In May 2005 I was an NGO adviser to the Irish government at the UN Commission for Sustainable Development conference in New York. I was recently apponted onto the board of Sustainable Energy Ireland by Eamon Ryan, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources,.

Over the last 6 years I have produced a number of educational programmes including, ‘Tipping the Balance’ a CD ROM learning resource exploring the UN Millennium Development Goals, ‘The Little Earth Show’ a four-part radio drama and the Powerdown Show a 10 part TV show.

I am currently the Irish co-ordinator for the Transition Ireland Network and am developing a course designed to help citizens respond to oil depletion and climate change called ‘Community Powerdown’.
Website:
http://www.cultivate.ie

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Feeding Ourselves - How communities can benefit from co-operative food systems

Hello fellow Fiery Spirits,

Im delighted our CoP has found a new home with Plunkett and hope we can continue to progress and help each other cultivate communities that can prosper in these challenging times.  

Im currently the chair of Ireland's largest CSA projects, the Cloughjordan Community Farm. We currently provide fresh vegetables, milk and meat to over sixty member households on 40 acres of land in Cloughjordan, Tipperary Ireland. 12 acres of the farm is located…

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Posted on February 5, 2013 at 16:12

David Fleming 1940 - 2010

Dear friends David Fleming died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday night.
David Fleming…
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Posted on November 30, 2010 at 11:22

Irish Launch of Carnegie’s Manifesto for Rural Communities

I thought i would remind you of something Catherine posted last week. If you have colleagues or friends in Ireland could you please let them know about this launch but also direct them to the information on the many events of the annual Convergence Sustainable Living Festival.


The…
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Posted on May 25, 2010 at 9:39 — 3 Comments

Cultivate opens new centre in Dublin

Some news from Ireland



For the last seven years the Cultivate Centre has been Ireland's hub for sustainable living and learning. Based in the cultural quarter of Dublin City Cultivate offered training, classes, and access to resources. Its eco-shop and unique demonstration rooftop garden made this centre the first port of call for anyone interested in sustainable living in Ireland. This month Cultivate along with the Irish NGO ECO-UNESCO are opening a new centre called ‘The… Continue

Posted on September 22, 2009 at 16:43 — 4 Comments

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At 15:56 on December 3, 2011, Anthony Hodgson said…

Davie,

Great to hear you can make it to the book launch. It is chance for me to say a little more about the intent behind it and where it might go. And the book is a nice production! Look forward to meeting up again.

cheers

Tony

At 22:03 on November 26, 2009, Helen Lawrenson said…
Hi Davie, did you get my email? Needing to do some more carbon counting and could do with some advice. Hope you are well. Helen
At 17:02 on July 29, 2009, Paul Allen said…
Hi davie,

What news? I am in the process of collating the next FierySpirits NewsBurst and thought you are the sort of person with a finger on the pulse. Do you have any news, events or good practice you want to share witht he rest of the group via a newsburst?

All suggestions welcome,

Hope to see you soon....

Paul
At 20:37 on April 13, 2009, Paul Allen said…
Davie,

Good to see you at CAT, looking forward to Dublin events. How many copes of ZCB should I bring? Will call you as soon as I get back from Eden. I have planted the cabbage and they have sprouted already! Such weather here for easter.
At 19:07 on March 24, 2009, Paul Allen said…
Hi davie!

OK I'm on board and excited about coming. I will arrive thursday afternoon so can be available all day friday and Saturday. I will also be around for the thurles event on monday and tuesday and can do anything you or catherine need me to....

So count me in !!!

see you here on the 3rd
At 22:06 on February 12, 2009, Tara O'Leary said…
Hi Davie
Great to hear from you...
All good here. Due next week so it will probably all become very real, very soon! Enjoying a week or two of slowing down and getting the house ready.
Hope things going well with you and the gang. We'll let you know what happens as soon as anything changes!
Love Tara xxx

PS Page changed on preferences I think!

At 16:57 on February 5, 2009, Davie Philip said…
16.55 just called you - you weren't at your desk will try again at 17.15 before you go home.

Cheers,
davie
At 16:26 on February 5, 2009, Paul Allen said…
I am at my desk now! till 5.15
At 10:39 on February 3, 2009, Davie Philip said…
Helen I cant call today are you there tomorrow at the same time.

davie
At 8:41 on February 3, 2009, Helen Lawrenson said…
Hi Davie
Best number is 01337 858838 and I'm there from this afternoon onwards.
Best
Helen
 
 
 

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