Pictured at the launch of Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles healthy eating initiative are (L-R) Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D; Alan Jagoe, Chairman, Agri and Deirdre O’Shea, Executive Director Agri Aware with second class pupils from St. Louise De Marillac School, Ballyfermot, Dublin. The Incredible Edibles project aims to educate students about growing fruit and vegetables and to increase their knowledge of food origin and quality. It also highlights the important role that fresh, Irish produce plays in a healthy balanced diet and the importance of consuming at least five to seven portions of fruit and vegetables each day. For more information or to register visit :www.incredibleedibles.ie Photograph: Pat Moore

Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating initiative launched

Agri Aware the Irish agri-food educational body have this week launched their healthy eating programme Incredible Edibles with the help of the Minister of...
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Master project receives €11 million euro in funding for microbiome applications for food chain...

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Launch of new EU project to explore digital technologies for farm advisors

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