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The COHR Team

The COHR Team

Peter Jones

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Position:

Director COHR

Qualifications:

BSc (Aberystwyth); PhD (University of Nottingham)

Eoin Lettice

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Position:

Deputy Director COHR

Qualifications:

BSc (Hons), MA, PhD

Biography

Klaus Laitenberger has been growing organic vegetables for over twenty years in the UK and Ireland. He was running a four-acre organic market garden in England before moving to Ireland in 1999 where he was the Head Gardener at the Organic Centre in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim for seven years. He then took on the challenge to start the garden restoration in Lissadell House in Co. Sligo. For the last few years he has been working as a self-employed trainer, mentor and consultant in organic horticulture. He completed his MSc in Organic Farming (SAC Aberdeen and University of Glasgow).  Since 2012 he works as an organic inspector for the Organic Trust and lectures on the MSc Organic Horticulture course.  Klaus is also the author of two books: ‘Vegetables for the Irish Garden’ and ‘Vegetables for the Polytunnel and Greenhouse’.

Ronan O'Farrell

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Position:

Lecturer

Contact

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Klaus Laitenberger

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Position:

Lecturer

Qualifications:

MSc (Organic Farming)

Centre for Organic Horticulture Research

School of BEES, Butler Building, Distillery Field, North Mall, Cork

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