Matt Foley

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George Lee is never one to knowingly accentuate the positive, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong

Some say that the glass is half empty. Others that it is half full. And then there is George Lee, the economics reporter who meets you with an implori(...)

Kale farmer Christopher Keane: “We can’t keep it on the shelves. I think it was some model over in America mentioned a few years ago that she was eating kale and the next thing was, everyone wanted to eat kale.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Gwyneth Paltrow’s dietary whims were the last thing on Christopher Keane’s mind when he began growing kale after he left college many years ago. Back (...)

Fruit and vegetable growers say they are on their “last gasp” and there is a risk that some vegetables will no longer be commercially grown in Ireland if action is not taken. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Fruit and vegetable growers say they are on their “last gasp” and there is a risk that some vegetables will no longer be commercially grown in Ireland(...)

Consumption of crops such as strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce is on the increase

The Irish horticulture sector remains buoyant despite unseasonable bad weather and pressure on producers from big retailers. The horticu(...)