St. Patrick's Day and Agriculture
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">How to grow the “lucky” Shamrock - TylerPaper.com</span></div><div><br></div><div> Friday is Saint Patrick’s Day. We Americans traditionally celebrate with two symbols of this s...</div><div><br></div> www.tylerpaper.com Friday is Saint Patrick’s Day. We Americans traditionally celebrate with two symbols of this s...
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Irish Wildflowers - Wood Sorrel</span></div><div><br></div> www.wildflowersofireland.net Irish Wildflowers and wildflower images lore and background from Ireland a personal collection of compiled by Zoe Devlin
<div>Agriculture in Ireland</div> www.farms.com
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Irish food to be promoted Worldwide on St Patrick's Day Agriculture (from 2016) </span></div><div><br></div> www.businessworld.ie Irish food to be promoted Worldwide on St Patrick's Day Agriculture, news for Ireland, Agriculture,Exporting,Food and Drink,
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Cabbage, the Irish, and St. Patrick’s Day - Modern Farmer</span></div><div><br></div><div>We need to go back to the old country to understand how cabbage became entwined with Irish culinary history.</div><div><br></div> modernfarmer.com We need to go back to the old country to understand how cabbage became entwined with Irish culinary history.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">A Salute to Irish Food and Agriculture</span></div><div><br></div> ucfoodobserver.com Recently I've focused on learning more about Ireland's food system and agricultural sector, in preparation for a trip there this summer. St. Patrick's Day seems a fitting time to share some of what I've learned about Irish agriculture and food. Don't miss the delicious recipe ideas at the end! A
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">St Patricks Day - corned beef and cabbage</span></div><div><br></div><div>This infographic highlights the history, anatomy and market of corned beef and cabbage.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This infographic highlights the history, anatomy and market of corned beef and cabbage.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">What Makes Agriculture Green</span></div><div><br></div><div>Today is St. Patrick’s Day and of course everyone is supposed to wear green, drink green beers and celebrate Irish culture. The colour green is not only synonymous with leprechauns and lucky …</div><div><br></div> www.realagriculture.com What Makes Agriculture Green – Real Agriculture
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Irish roots: The potato's role in history goes far beyond the famine</span></div><div><br></div><div>On St. Patrick's Day, there is a centuries-old tradition of Irish-American gardeners venturing -- heedless of cold, blustery weather -- to plant potatoes in their gardens. The custom may appear odd to those who reflexively link the pairing of Ireland and potatoes with the devastation caused by the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s. The story of the famine begins in the northern Andes in South America, in what is now Peru and Bolivia. For the Incan inhabitants, potatoes had been a staple food for millennia, growing in the elevated regions of the subtropics. Potatoes grow prolifically and variously, with some 3,000 Andean varieties of every color, shape and size. The Spanish conquered the Incan empire in the 16th century, enslaving the natives and putting many to work in mines to harvest</div><div><br></div> www.post-gazette.com On St. Patrick's Day, there is a centuries-old tradition of Irish-American gardeners venturing -- heedless of cold, blustery weather -- to plant potatoes in their gardens. The custom may appear odd to those who reflexively link the pairing of Ireland and potatoes with the devastation caused by the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s. The story of the famine begins in the northern Andes in South America, in what is now Peru and Bolivia. For the Incan inhabitants, potatoes had been a staple food for millennia, growing in the elevated regions of the subtropics. Potatoes grow prolifically and variously, with some 3,000 Andean varieties of every color, shape and size. The Spanish conquered the Incan empire in the 16th century, enslaving the natives and putting many to work in mines to harvest