WHO WE ARE
Green Foundation Ireland (GFI) is an educational charity with a vision of society which promotes ecology and a sustainable future for all.
GFI is a member of the Irish Environmental Network – www.ien.ie
GFI is a member of the Environmental Pillar – www.environmentalpillar.ie
GFI is affiliated to the Green European Foundation – www.gef.eu
OUR MOST RECENT EVENT
CORK SUMMER SCHOOL
Restoring Food to the Heart of the Community
FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018 @ 19:30 – Welcome reception and opening address
Venue: The Library, Geography Building, UCC
SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018, 09:00 to 21:00 – Summer School
Venue: Brookfield Health Complex, UCC
followed by self-guided lunchtime tour of the English Market, Elizabeth Fort, St. Stephen’s Sustainable
Food Lab and Nano Nagle Place. Evening meal: Good Day Deli, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork.
SUNDAY 1 JULY 2018, 10:00 to 12:00 – Visit to Knocknaheeny Community Garden
WHAT WE DO
GFI aims to create understanding of how climate change and environmental degradation impacts negatively on people’s lives, in Ireland and elsewhere.
We communicate ideas on sustainability, through seminars, projects, publications, the arts and videos to show how practical action can create a sustainable way of life.
We work with partners to create community projects that are practical and effective.
What we do
GFI aims to create understanding of how climate change and environmental degradation impacts on people’s lives, both in Ireland and Europe. We engage with people and communities interested in a sustainable future through seminars, projects, publications and videos. We work with partners to create community projects that are practical and effective.
VALUES AND VISION
GFI has a vision of ecology that values the life of all creatures on our planetary home and is embodied in practical action for a sustainable life for all.
We encourage participation by people and communities in finding practical local responses to intractable problems.
We tell stories of resilience and change in the face of adversity, based on good science and community action.