Edible Landscape Project CLG

The Edible Landscape Project recognizes that food insecurity is a significant risk, both on the island of Ireland and internationally, and that one of the ways to build resilience into our food system from the many economic, environmental and social shocks we face, is through upskilling, capacity building, and intergenerational knowledge transfer.The ELP's Vision is to create edible landscapes across the island of Ireland, and internationally, to build food-secure communities.


Westport, County Mayo



Type of organisation:

NGO/ community-based organisation/ charity


  • Education and training
  • Environment
  • Sustainable development


  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • European learning networks and exchanges
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Policy, advocacy and campaigns
  • Research
  • Scientific innovation
  • Technological innovation

EU Project Experience

No experience

This organisation is new to EU funding and will be supported by the Access Europe team.

EU Funding Goals

2-5 year goals

The ELP's mission is to build resilient food networks through the creation of community-based edible landscapes on the island of Ireland.

5-10 year goals

The Edible Landscape Project engages with community representatives and the wider stakeholder community, including local authorities and the private sector to identify opportunities to educate, and build capacity and intergenerational knowledge transfer, and to empower communities to be more resilient to the impact of shocks to our food system at an EU-level.


Experience in

  • curriculum development
  • training
  • community outreach
  • practical implementation
  • innovation,
  • and building volunteer networks.


Contact Name:

Caithriona McCarthy

Job Title:

Project Director

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