Since the year 2000 Cultivate have held Convergence, Ireland’s longest running sustainable living festival. This regular series of events have explored issues around community resilience, sustainability and how we transition to a society that works for all.
Cultivate and our partners, WeCreate Workspace and the P2P Foundation are delighted to invite you to the 19th Convergence that brings together cooperative advocates, community activists, and commons animators to share perspectives and ideas on the question:
“How can a commons-based collaborative economy strengthen the resilience of our communities?”
Dublin, Limerick, Cloughjordan
- Category: Dublin
Food Tourism is an important element in the total tourism mix. Sustainable tourism is about making sure that tourists chose local food for boosting local economies and strengthening local communities. Establishing more local food enterprises as part of the tourism mix, while exploiting the country’s ‘green and hospitable’ image, are key to Ireland's success as a “Food Island”.
Afternoon programme starting at 2pm: Businesses and international tourism experts discuss the benefits of local food as part of the tourism mix.
Evening programme starting at 6 pm: Film screening of foodie-film and a “99-Kms” (locally sourced) community 'potluck' style meal (where everyone is invited to bring a dish to share). Since the theme of the event is local food, everyone should try to bring a dish with all ingredients sourced from 99 km away or less. Be creative!