Bag a bargain at new Moville
DONEGAL'S first Cottage
Market will take place shortly in Moville with
homegrown vegetables, tasty bakes and arts & crafts
on sale to the public.
The picturesque town on the banks of Lough Foyle was
one of just 20 nationwide locations chosen for the
unique community venture, spearheaded by the Grow It
Yourself (GIY) movement.
Visitors to Moville can look forward to a 'Fair Day'
atmosphere on June 10th with healthy vegetables;
tasty bakes; garden furniture and refreshments among
the many products on sale on the day.
A number of popular local musicians will bring a
festival atmosphere to the special event.
The town secured the GIY Cottage Market thanks to
the hard work of the group behind Moville Community
Garden. The garden, set up seven years ago, is a
joint venture between locals, the HSE, Donegal
County Council and Moville and District Family
Members of Moville Community Garden
take a break as they prepare for their first Cottage
Market on Saturday, June 10, 2017.
It gives people the
chance to run a small allotment while receiving the
health benefits of fresh produce, exercise and
social interaction. The garden has been very
successful with some 30 raised beds now in operation
along with a number of polytunnels, outhouses and
A spokesperson told Inishowen News the group is
delighted with the addition of the Cottage Market as
a way of offering surplus produce to the community.
A total of six markets will be held this summer.
"It will be a platform for people to share their
gifts and talents and will be a great day out for
all the family," said the spokesperson.
"It's all hands on deck now as we get ready for our
first market. The recent spells of hot weather
combined with the showers has produced a good early
The market will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017
at Moville Community Garden. The garden is tucked
behind O’Gara Villas - just a five-minute stroll
from the town centre. Gate opens at 10am and
admission is free. Everyone is welcome. To view
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