BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

By Ceara Carney

For episode 25, I chatted to Sinéad Renu Sheehan from Extinction Rebellion about a new campaign called BiaHero. This community led campaign encourages people to start growing their own food at home and provides a support network for all your questions via a group on Facebook.

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In this episode, we cover:

(02:20) The definition of food security. (06:00) Why BiaHero started and the importance of it in regards to food security.(11:10) Where to start when it comes to growing your own food: the seeds.(15:24) Getting the right soil.(17:15) Why you usually. start sowing inside first.(20:41) How to choose what to start planting.(23:50) What you can grow all year round.(25:00) How to manage surplus products.(29:05) How to be creative if you don't have any land.(33:09) Guerilla Gardening.(34:25) Composting & feeding your plants.(40:00) How to care for your food during a dry spell.(43:30) Knowing what food needs vertical support.(45:10) Planning for next year.

Don't forget to join the community Facebook group for more tips and to answer any questions!

Also Mentioned: for the Irish Garden by Klaus Laitenberger.Small Changes in Drumcondra.All Ireland Pollinator Plan.We Are The Ark.

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