Urban Gardening, Foraging & Distilling - Connor Howlett

Urban Gardening, Foraging & Distilling - Connor Howlett

By Ceara Carney

A film student turned gardener, Connor Howlett is now based in Inchicore where he works as a gardener for Stillgarden Distillery. Why and how would a distillery use various gardens and organise foraging adventures? Well you'll just have to listen to find out! You can stay up to date with Connor on Instagram @thegardenerder, but don't forget to also follow @stillgarden_socialbotanists and @stillgardendistillery to keep up with their innovations and community projects!

[06:30] How Connor got into gardening. [10:20] The work he does for Stillgarden.[13:25] How Stillgarden approaches distilling differently. [16:45] Using by-products differently.[21:25] How the social botanist programme started.[25:30] The benefits Connor experienced of community gardening. [32:30] Ways in which people living in apartments can grow food.[37:00] Foraging tips & resources.[44:20] Final takeaway: peatfree compost & random questions!

Also mentioned: 

Rascals Brewery

Pocket Forests

Culture Near You

Community Gardens Ireland


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RTÉ Programme Faoi Bhláth

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