Award-winning artisan ice-cream at National Ploughing Championships

Jim Kirwan swapped farm consultancy for an artisan ice-cream enterprise. The ice-cream is handmade using ingredients and milk from the Kirwan’s family farm in Offaly.

Agri-Biz: Wexford Lavender Farm

Catherina meets Moira Hart, who embraced farm diversification by converting a traditional dairy; sheep and equine enterprise into a lavender farm.

Stuart Says: 'Family farming must become less reliant on off-farm incomes'

What options are available for those who want to embrace Farm/ Rural Diversification? Stuart reflects on chairing a highly dynamic panel of farmers who have established businesses on a small acreage.