The Clonakilty Community Garden in West Cork, was initiated by the Lions Club, residents of the direct provision center and Clonakilty Friends of Asylum Seekers. The garden has grown steadily over the years, thanks to support from a myriad other local community groups.
“We are working together to grow food and promote community integration and social inclusion.” (Olive Walsh)
What would Permaculture be without its teachers – those people that are able to pass on this incredibly diverse and rich phenomenon, that is so hard to put into words and nevertheless has touched and transformed thousands and thousands of people worldwide? It is the teachers that make permaculture accessible and allow the spark to move on to touch more people’s lives, in the workshops and trainings that they are running.
Celebrating the International Permaculture Day in Clonakilty Community Garden.
We are creating the space – based on the ethics and practical tenets of permaculture – for the potential energy of the lodge resident asylum-seekers and the local community for inclusion, integration, education, joy and celebration in the common place.