Green shoots for Irish organic farmers

Sales of organic meat and vegetables are on the rise again after years of decline.

15th August, 2015
Liam Ryan of the Moyleabbey Organic Farm in Co Kildare. Picture: Barry Cronin

Sales of organic meat and vegetables are on the rise again after years of decline, with some organic farmers and growers reporting 50 per cent increases in sales.

Liam Ryan, of the Moyleabbey Organic Farm in Kildare, said it was a challenge to keep up with demand.

“Veg is funny in a way, because it’s not the most expensive item in the world and the people we get are really into cooking and fresh food,” said...

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