Making it Work: Organic food start up Harvest Day delivers sustainable success

Founded during the pandemic, Harvest Day now delivers vegetable boxes nationwide and recently secured €150,000 backing from food industry veterans

28th May, 2021
Making it Work: Organic food start up Harvest Day delivers sustainable success
Fergus Halpin, the Harvest Day founder and chief executive, at Larkin’s Hill Farm in Co Tipperary. Picture: Marin Bramblett

Fergus Halpin was sunning himself on a Mexican beach when he heard that Ireland was entering lockdown.

Just two months later, back in his home in Wicklow after five years travelling in the southern hemisphere, the 28-year-old marketing graduate had achieved his long-standing goal of establishing and running a food business.

Harvest Day is a sustainable food company that delivers vegetable boxes to households around the country. Its produce is locally sourced, organically grown and...

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