There’s always something happening in food & drink in Waterford.  Whether its a market or a tour, a visit to a distillery or a brewery, you can forage, get some new cooking tips, or learn how to grow it yourself.  We’ve so many great places to eat, and we’ve added more dining experiences here too. Find an event to suit you here!

 
 

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Grow HQ

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Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
(051) 584 422 www.giy.ie/grow-hq/

April 2018

Grow HQ Celebrity Demo & Dine – Michael Quinn

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Join chef Michael Quinn as he demonstrates his favourite menus in the warm surroundings of the HQ bistro.  After the demo you will dine on the meal you have just seen prepared in front of you.  Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival and relax during the special evening  up close and personal with this great chef and believer of local foods.  

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May 2018

Keep the Garden Growing – #GrowCookEat

May 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Learn how to keep on top of your garden and manage it throughout the summer.  Topics covered include: Managing peas and diseases; Keeping on top of the weeds; Watering; Pruning and training tomatoes and cucumbers; Looking after fruits into the summer.

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August 2018

Healthy Food on the Go with JB

August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€25

The lazy days of summer are nearly done and in a few weeks we will be back to the grind of daily packed lunches for school and work. That doesn't need to mean boring sambos! Learn how to create delicious, fun and healthy packed lunches, and plan out a week to make the most of your ingredients. Save time, liven up your lunches and enjoy the novelty of empty lunchboxes at the end of the day! Book Online or by…

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Step into Social and Therapeutic Horticulture

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€80

A beginner's guide to using horticulture as a therapeutic activity. Thrive's Step into Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) workshops offer volunteers, people who are new to STH, and people who are thinking of a career change the opportunity to access an introductory course at a great price. Suitable for beginners, career changers and volunteers. What you will learn: An insight into social and therapeutic horticulture and how gardening can be beneficial for peoples' physical health and emotional well-being. Experience the…

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Enjoying the Harvest with Richard Mee

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Maximise your summer garden potential and reap the rewards with plentiful harvests well into Autumn. Topics covered include: Maximising our summer harvest in the veg garden, tunnel and fruit garden; Keeping on top of pests, diseases and weeds; Sowing late crops; Managing the tunnel into the Autumn. Book online or call us with any questions on 051 584422. A delicious Grow HQ lunch is included, so please call to inform them with any dietary requirements

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Mezze Dinner Party with JB

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€30

Mezze eating is all about a variety of small dishes with big tastes and the ultimate shared eating experience. A treat for the eyes as much as the taste buds, little wonder the mezze plate is one of the HQ Cafe's top sellers. Learn how to create your own showstopper of a night for friends with mezze plates of local, seasonal meat, fish and veggies. Lots to taste during the class. Book online or call us with any questions on…

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September 2018

How Food Grows, with Michael Kelly

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from? Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford. This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's…

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October 2018

How Food Grows, with Michael Kelly

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from? Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford. This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's…

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January 2019

How Food Grows with Michael Kelly

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from?  Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford.  This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…

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March 2019

Homegrown with Gareth (Gaz) Smith – Michaels at Grow HQ

March 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€45

Michael’s of Mount Merrion tops the list of most people’s favourite Dublin restaurants to eat, especially for its bountiful seafood menu. It is not surprising that it has such a reputation with Gareth Smith at the helm, as he is a man who has dedicated his career to his love of fresh Irish seafood. "Gareth ‘Gaz’ Smith from Michael’s Mount Merrion is dishing up something that those lucky enough to attend won’t forget for quite some time." - thetaste.ie homegrown is…

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How Food Grows with Michael Kelly

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from?  Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford.  This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…

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April 2019

Propagation & Preparing the Garden with Richard Mee

April 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€45

Learn how to get started with your soil and seeds at the home of GIY in Ireland, the beautiful Grow HQ.  For this course, head grower Richard Mee will show you how to get the basics right at the start of the year and growing season, and ultimately get the best reward for your labour of love in the garden.  In this course GROW HQ Head Grower, Richard, will show you how to: Prepare your soil for cropping Sow seeds…

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GROW COOK EAT Children’s Easter Camp

April 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - April 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€100

A great week for children of all ages at the headquarters of GIY in Ireland - Grow HQ - located in Waterford. Here children will learn to grow in the Grow HQ veg garden and then cook up what they harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savoury scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they've harvested and cooked themselves. Suitable for children aged 6-12. See GrowHQ…

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How Food Grows with Michael Kelly

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from?  Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford.  This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…

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May 2019

How Food Grows with Michael Kelly

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from?  Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford.  This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…

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Managing the Garden Through the Summer with Richard Mee

May 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€45

At the home of GIY in Ireland, Head Grower Richard Mee takes you through a morning in which he prepares you to keep your veg plants happy of the summer months, ensuring you get the best out of the harvest. In this course GROW HQ Head Grower, Richard, will show you how to:   Keep your garden producing through the year Control pests and diseases Ensure your crops don’t go thirsty Make sure your plants are adequately fed   On…

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July 2019

GROW COOK EAT Children’s Summer Camp

July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019
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One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€100

A great week for children of all ages at the headquarters of GIY in Ireland - Grow HQ - located in Waterford. Here children will learn to grow in the Grow HQ veg garden and then cook up what they harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savoury scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they've harvested and cooked themselves. Suitable for children aged 6-12.  The Camp…

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GROW COOK EAT Children’s Summer Camp

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
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One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€100

A great week for children of all ages at the headquarters of GIY in Ireland - Grow HQ - located in Waterford. Here children will learn to grow in the Grow HQ veg garden and then cook up what they harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savoury scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they've harvested and cooked themselves. Suitable for children aged 6-12.  The Camp…

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August 2019

Homegrown at Grow HQ: James Kavanagh & William Murray, Currabinny

August 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€45

James Kavanagh and William Murray, an artist, Ballymaloe-trained chef and part-time barman at L’Gueleton restaurant, have written The Currabinny Cookbook, a handsome well-structured collection of recipes using traditional, seasonal ingredients, given a contemporary slant. Under the Currabinny banner, the pair do occasional private catering gigs and pop-ups, sell food at craft fairs and markets, and hope to eventually launch a homewares range.  What kind of food can you expect fro the duo? - "We wanted a cookbook where the recipes wouldn’t…

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GROW COOK EAT Children’s Summer Camp

August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019
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One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€100

A great week for children of all ages at the headquarters of GIY in Ireland - Grow HQ - located in Waterford. Here children will learn to grow in the Grow HQ veg garden and then cook up what they harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savoury scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they've harvested and cooked themselves. Suitable for children aged 6-12.  The Camp…

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September 2019

homegrown at Grow HQ: Mark Diacono & Lia Leedeertz

September 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€45

A delicious homegrown feast prepared and cooked by the fantastic Mark & Lia. A little bit about the "pear"... Mark has written seven award-winning books, including A Year at Otter Farm which won Andre Simon Food Book of the Year 2014, and A Taste of the Unexpected which won the Guild of Food Writers’ Food Book of the Year 2011, and a number of books for River Cottage. He created Otter Farm in order to encourage people to consider growing unusual and forgotten food along…

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A full day growing with Mark Diacono & Lia Leendertz from River Cottage

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€75

A full day of all things food growing  Mark and Lia are perhaps uniquely placed to share a day of ideas, practicalities and inspiration to help you create your own ultimate kitchen garden. Having led the garden team at River Cottage and established the ground breaking Otter Farm, Mark knows all there is to about the best of the familiar, the finest forgotten flavours and the most delicious unusual edibles, while Lia is a long standing allotmenter and gardener who has explored the…

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How Food Grows with Michael Kelly

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Grow HQ, Farronshoneen, Dunmore Road
Waterford, Wat Ireland
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€65

Interested in growing some food yourself, or just curious about how the food you eat grows and where it comes from?  Join GIY founder, best-selling author and presenter of RTE's GROW COOK EAT Michael Kelly for a full day immersed in real food at the home of the GIY movement, GROW HQ in Waterford.  This one-day course will strengthen your connection with and understanding of real food, take the mystery out of how food grows and immerse you in GIY's 'grow,…

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