Tara Hickey

Communications Coordinator

“I always had an interest in living a more sustainable lifestyle, but never took action until working at GIY. I now understand the impact growing food at home has, not only on our planet but our own well-being too.”

Tara was born and raised in Waterford and graduated from the WIT in 2017 with a BA in Marketing, Advertising and Digital Media. She joined GIY as a Marketing Assistant in 2020 and is currently one of GIY’s Marketing Coordinators. After completing her degree Tara lived abroad in South Korea where she fell in love with food. When she returned to Waterford, Tara was eager to utilise her marketing and communications skills. She was drawn to how the GIY ethos lined up with her own personal beliefs.

In her spare time, Tara enjoys cooking and baking plant-based dishes and credits our Head of Food, JB Dubois, for giving her plenty of inspiration.


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