Maverick foodies plough new furrows

The food producers at the Ploughing Championships agreed things were finally looking up

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
27th September, 2015
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Florrie Purcell of the Scullery, whose sauces and relishes use old family recipes

In a week when the loss of a single conference in Dublin generated oceans of coverage and comment, a large portion of perspective was being served up in the fields of Ratheniska in Co Laois.

It may have been mucky underfoot at the National Ploughing Championships, but on opening day, at least, the skies were blue. And if that wasn’t enough to raise a smile, the stories from the hundreds of food producers dotted around...

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