Burren Winterage School 2019

Event date: 
24 October 2019

BURREN WINTERAGE SCHOOL

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
24th-26th October 2019

Part of the Burren Winterage Weekend

 

​Thursday 24th Oct  to Saturday 26th Oct
Burren Winterage School on Sustainable Farming will include talks, workshops and field trips on the theme of 'Building healthy futures for people, food and nature'.


Friday 25th Oct
A Farming for Nature innovation fair will be held in Kilfenora Mart on Friday.


Saturday 26th Oct
Saturday’s programme offers opportunities to explore our farming heritage, including farm walks, demonstrations of farming traditions and farm-related book readings.

The national Farming for Nature Awards, on Saturday evening, celebrates farmers who manage their land and livestock in a way that really benefits nature in their area.
 

Sunday 27th Oct
On Sunday, the Burren Food Fayre will showcase the best of the Burren’s food and drink, with fascinating talks and live cooking demonstrations.

The final event, and the main attraction of the weekend for many, is the Burren Winterage Cattle Drove with visitors from near and far joining a local family as they re-enact the centuries-old tradition of herding cattle up to their winterage pastures.

For further information and registration: https://www.burrenwinterage.com/