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We are happy to provide spokespeople on food and farming issues

Our vision is to see Irish and Global Land-Use and Agri-Food Systems transformed from the ground up, through the principles and practices of Food Sovereignty and Agroecology with LAND, PEOPLE and COMMUNITIES at the centre. 

If you would like to speak to us on any of the issues mentioned on our website, directly or in a broader context, please get in touch. info@talamhbeo.ie

Talamh Beo in the Media



ARC 2020:

  • March 7, 2019: New Farmer Organisation – Talamh Beo – Launches in Ireland by Oliver Moore.

That’s Farming:

The Irish Times:

The Irish Examiner: 


Rupture – Eco socialist quarterly:

October 17, 2019: pippahackett.ie 

Podcasts / Webinars

April 19, 2024: The Climate Alarm Clock Podcast – Why Does it Always Rain on Me. (Timestamp 35 mins)

May 12, 2022 : Irish Wildlife Trust webinar – Food security

April 7, 2021 : Leftbloc. The ABCs of Green Politics – G is for Growing. Featuring Fergal Anderson of Talamh Beo talking about the Green Revolution.

October 10, 2020 : The Land is on Drugs. Live Webinar on the Culture of Agriculture, featuring Talamh Beo representatives Breda Larkin and Sinead Moran.

May 6, 2020 : Friends of the Earth Webinar – The Future of Food, featuring Talamh Beo representatives Fergal Anderson and Sinead Moran


Talks / Panel Guests

22 September 2023 : Earth Rising Festival IMMA Campus, Dublin. MORE THAN TWO VEG at the Field Kitchen –  a panel talk featuring Janet Power of Talamh Beo about Irish food production, building sustainable agricultural systems and food sovereignty.

3 April 2023 : Wild Mind Festival Fenit, Co. Kerry. IS THERE A MORE SUSTAINABLE WAY TO FARM? Food for our future –  a panel talk featuring Thomas O’Connor of Talamh Beo.

August 25 2022 : Food for Thought. Artists, activists and farmers came together in the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork to discuss issues surrounding Ireland’s food security. Hosted by food activist and artist Lisa Fingleton (Talamh Beo), with members of the Irish Farmer’s Association (IFA) and smallholder’s union Talamh Beo taking part.

April 13, 2022 : Maynooth University’s Festival of Food Sovereignty. Building food sovereignty in Ireland and beyond, contributions from David Wolfe (Proprietor, Wakelyns Farm, Suffolk, UK), Rose Hogan (Sustainable Agriculture Adviser, Trocaire), Breda Larkin (artist, Talamh Beo), and Jason Horner (seed grower and Ireland Coordinator for the GAIA Foundation Seed Sovereignty UK and Ireland Programme) 


La Via Campesina : Talamh Beo is part of the wider global organisation La Via Campesina and its European branch (ECVC).

The National Women’s Council : The leading national representative organisation for women and women’s groups in Ireland, founded in 1973. We have over 190 member groups and a large and growing community of individual supporters.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) : A specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Their goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. 

Feasta : supports agroecological farming as a vital part of the transition to a well-being economy. April 13, 2023

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