MICHAEL KELLY | Grow It Yourself (GIY)

Michael Kelly is the founder of GIY, an international movement to increase the number of people growing their own food as a lever to greater wellbeing.

GIY offers a wide variety of supports to help people grow food. In addition to local groups, the network includes a primary school campaign and a workplace growing programme, with plans for a national teaching headquarters set to open in Waterford in 2016.

GIY works with over 150,000 people and 6,000 community food projects each year. After many years of planning and fundraising, GIY opened their global headquarters, Grow HQ, in Waterford city, in 2016.

Find out more: www.giyinternational.org

Follow Michael on Twitter: @mickkellygrows 


Read our Innovation Profile on our sustainability-focused Fellows in The Irish Times (February 2016) here.

Read our Innovation Profile on our sustainability-focused Fellows in The Irish Times (February 2016) here.