Goat Yoga at Castlescreen Farm

Damien Tumelty and Jackie Gibson along with their family run Castlescreen Farm and farm shop near Downpatrick. Best known for their pedigree Dexter cows, this farm is one of the top suppliers of Dexter beef in Ireland. Producing naturally marbled beef that is distinctly succulent and age-dried for 30-35 days really intensifies the flavour, making Castlescreen Dexter…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend Welcomes Moy Park as New Sponsor

The Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend welcomes Moy Park on board as a new sponsor for 2020. This year’s original event which was due to take place earlier this month was postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions and will now be held virtually from Friday 31 July – Sunday 2 August. Although visitors cannot physically attend farms…

NFU Mutual Continues to Invest in Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

NFU Mutual is continuing its support for the local agri-food industry by renewing its part sponsorship of Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2020. This year’s original event was postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions and it will now become Bank of Ireland Virtual Farm Weekend and be held virtually from Friday 31 July – Sunday 2 August.…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend to Take Place Virtually

Wednesday 3 June 2020 Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend to Take Place Virtually This year’s Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend, which was originally postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions will now become Bank of Ireland Virtual Farm Weekend and be held virtually from Friday 31 July – Sunday 2 August. Although visitors cannot physically…

Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend 2020 Postponed

After the recent UK-government advice relating to the need to avoid mass gatherings due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend has regretfully taken the decision to postpone this year’s event that was due to take place mid-June. We are working towards a revised date of later in the year, but…

Bank of Ireland Renews Title Sponsorship of Open Farm Weekend

Open Farm Weekend, which takes place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June is delighted to announce that Bank of Ireland is continuing its title sponsorship of the province-wide agri-food initiative. Led by the Ulster Farmers’ Union, the initiative, now in its 9th year, seeks to reconnect the public with where their local food comes…

UFU announce 2019 schools competition winners

UFU announce 2019 schools competition winners The Ulster Farmers’ Union, in partnership with Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend and Asda, are delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 “Dig in! To life on the farm and in the countryside” schools competition. The competition, kindly sponsored by Asda, was open to all nursery, primary,…

Farms Confirmed for Open Farm Weekend 2019

Members of the public are encouraged to experience their local farm for free in one of the biggest awareness initiatives of its kind in Northern Ireland. Twenty one farms from across the province are participating in the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend initiative to highlight where our food comes from, the benefits of eating…

LMC ‘delighted’ to sponsor Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend

The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) is continuing its support for the local agri-food industry by part sponsoring this year’s Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend (BOIOFW) running on June 15 and 16. Currently in its eighth year, LMC has hosted cookery demonstrations during  BOIOFW for a number of years but this…