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Growing Organics Farm Walk - Thomas Kavanagh, Dingle

11 October 2023
Type Event Proceeding

Growing Organics is aimed at promoting the adoption of best practices at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the Irish Organic sector. Thomas and Noreen Kavanagh joined the Growing Organics Monitor Farm Programme in 2023.

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The Kavanagh’s farm in the historic townland of Ballymoreigh Upper. They have three children. Both Thomas and Noreen have full time jobs off-farm.

The farm has recently converted from store beef production to a suckling system. The Kavanaghs both feel that this system can work well within the organic system, using
grass and the excellent housing present to drive a high level of sustainable production