Joanne Lindsay Butler from "OURganic Gardens" visited the Amach Anseo project at the Potting Shed on Monday February 5th, to give the group the lowdown on how to develop a successful community garden.
Joanne educates people on sustainable gardening at home and in community gardens. Awarded an Irish Food Writers Guild Social Responsibility Award in 2016 and shortlisted for AONTAS Star Awards in 2017. She currently holds talks in growing your own food and runs workshops on sustainable living at OURganic Gardens and in the community gardens. Joanne is also Chairperson of Donegal Community Garden Network, Secretary of Community and Gardens Ireland and is also involved in the Environmental PPN and Permaculture Donegal.