t is, of course, a certifiably genius idea, and one that might just be the brightest way forward for our local farmers and producers.
Pull together all the best crafters, grafters, cooks, creators, farmers, bakers and shakers and put all their homemade goodies under one roof.
In this case, the Glenroe Farm roof over in sunny Kilcoole.
And then, with all these fine, homegrown vegetables, homemade jams, honey, crackers, berries, cider, chutney, beef and beyond uploaded to one big online menu, let people shop in the comfort of their own pyjamas, their chosen produce bagged up andready to collect every Thursday evening.
It’s a win, win, win situation. The producers win, the farm wins and, most importantly, the customer gets to walk away with a basketful of yum that’s all been created locally.
Here’s the official lowdown on this groovy hoedown…
A new way to order great quality food directly from local farmers and producers, NeighbourFood is an inspired initiative that supports local farmers, veg growers, bakers and producers, and Kate and James Toner at Glenroe Farm are delighted to be a part of it.
There’s never been a better time to support small businesses and shop sustainably.
Our online market is where you can click and buy great produce for weekly collections on Thursdays from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at our farm in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow.
So this is how NeighbourFood Glenroe works:
– Join our market here, and follow us on Facebook here and Instagram here.
– Be notified when the market opens.
– Fill your basket with a fantastic range of locally sourced produce.
– Pay online.
– Producers prepare your orders.
– Producers fill your baskets at the collection point.
– Pick up your order at Glenroe Farm on Thursdays 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
– Enjoy your fresh and locally sourced goods!
NeighbourFood Glenroe is a completely Covid-safe click and collect online shopping service and a fantastic way to support local businesses in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner!
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