Agri Aware urges consumers to support Irish Farmers and Food Producers this festive season

This holiday season Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, is asking shoppers to think local and support Irish farmers and food producers when purchasing food this festive season. With 1 in 8 jobs in Ireland linked to the agri-food sector, shopping locally for your Christmas dinner helps rural communities survive and thrive. Ireland’s […]

IFA Meets UK Farm Leaders On Shared Brexit Concerns

With a year to go to ‘Brexit Day’, March 29th 2019, IFA President Joe Healy has warned rapid progress in the withdrawal agreement negotiations is needed to avoid a disastrous no-deal scenario and UK cheap food policy.   Joe Healy said, “While the transition period agreed earlier this month gives some certainty, that will only […]

Irish Cancer Society and Irish Farmers’ Association launch SunSmart Advice for Irish Farmers and outdoor workers

“Be Smart – Protect Your Skin on the Farm” to be distributed to farm families   The Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have joined forces to remind farmers, farm families and outdoor workers of the importance of protecting their skin to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is one […]

Agri Aware appeals to shoppers to support Irish farmers and food producers this Christmas

  Farming, the food sector and related service industries deliver an estimated 300,000 jobs in the Irish economy 85% of the public believe that Irish farmers provide quality, safe, traceable food at an affordable price for Irish consumers 88% of Irish people say they try to buy Irish food to support Irish farmers   Agri […]