The Benefits Of Having An Allotment


CATRIONA REDMOND of the Balbriggan Allotment Association speaks to Noel McGuinness about the benefits of having an allotment.

Catriona talks about how having an allotment is great for bringing people together, the uses of an allotment such as growing food, the speakers that they have invited regularly to the Balbriggan allotments to teach members how to use them, the fuel allotment scheme introduced to grow willow trees and the benefits of growing your own food.

She also talks about the similarities of the allotment community to the Mens Shed Initiative.

Duration: 15'48" DATE: March 29, 2013
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Catriona Redmond
Themes:Irish Life & Culture
Keywords:balbriggan allotment association, health, fuel allotment scheme,
LocationBalbriggan, Dublin Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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