GIY 4+

GIY Ireland

Designed for iPad

    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings
    • Free



Eating sustainably has never been so important. Or complicated.

The GIY app turns this problem into simple, engaging and motivating food challenges – bite-sized actions to learn new skills, discover new meals and share the journey with friends.

GIY are the creators of the urban farm to fork restaurant GROW HQ, the TV series GROW COOK EAT, the food growing starter kit GROWBox, and have supported millions of people to start growing food through different campaigns and programmes since being founded in 2008. The GIY app puts these years of experience and knowledge into your pocket.

It all starts with getting your hands dirty. Growing some of your own food is a proven path to a different outlook on food, what GIY calls food empathy. Knowing where food comes from and its true value is the first step to a healthier, more sustainable diet. Even better, GIYing comes packed with the mindfulness and well-being of getting closer to nature and putting your own food on the table.

Horticulture often sounds intimidating, so you won’t find any Latin plant names here. This app’s mission is to turn all that mystery into simple steps that reward you along the way.

Growing food is just the start. The GIY app comes packed with a vast range of sustainable recipes, direct from GROW HQ’s award-winning Head Chef. Showcasing the best of the veg patch, plus sustainable approaches to meat and dairy, these recipes are hand-picked for simplicity, taste and a bit of adventure. You’ll also find food sustainability quizzes and challenges for supermarkets, restaurants and the back of your cupboards.

Each challenge allows users to earn points according to difficulty level and kick off some friendly competition with friends, colleagues and even other companies or groups. The community referees one another, so no cheating. Other features allow users to explore their friends’ culinary missions and keep track of their own progress.

The path to a sustainable diet is paved with GIY joy.

What’s New

Version 2.4.0

- The introduction of in-app surveys and push notifications.
- Enhancements to challenges and quizzes.
- General UX improvements.
- Minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

FiLoWd ,

Looks lovely but keeps crashing

Looks great but after deleting app & reinstalling several times, it crashes repeatedly

Developer Response ,

Hi there! We are sorry to hear that you experienced crashes while using our app. If you wouldn't mind, could you send an email to briefly explaining what went wrong for you? Thank you.

App Privacy

The developer, GIY Ireland, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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