What's it all about?

Who We Are

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SEVEN ACRES is owned and run by Susan Maxwell and Rachel Hardiman, who after many years sitting at desks decided to stretch their legs and work at something they could really believe in. Read more

Our Core Principles

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We are committed to quality and taste, and believe that food should be produced and consumed in ways that respect the integrity of the living world and the autonomy of communities and individuals. Read more

Our Journey

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Setting out on a new venture and way of life, selling the fruit of our labours, gaining recognition in the wider world, laying plans for the future — our path so far and where it might lead us next. Read more

A brief introduction

This short promotional video was funded by the INSPIRE Rathdowney programme, a joint business innovation initiative from Laois County Council, the Institute of Technology in Carlow, Laois Local Enterprise Office and Laois Partnership. It was shot by local photographer and videographer Terry Smeaton.

The timing of the INSPIRE funding means that you only get to see the polytunnel in semi-hibernation, but the video includes a bit about what we do, and there is a star turn by the Tunnel Robin in all its cheerful glory.

Our first two years — an impression