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‘I would only ever have gone down the organic route . . . it’s a holistic system’

21st October, 2018
Vincent Grace, founder of Riversfield Organic Farm in Callan, Co Kilkenny Picture: Fennells

Six years ago, when Kilkenny native Vincent Grace founded Riversfield Organic Farm in Callan, he left behind a career in social care to start a new life earning a living on his family’s land.

“I was working in rehabilitation with offenders and drug users. I worked with homeless people over a number of years in Dublin and the North, but I always had an interest in farming,” he said.

“Initially, the...

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