Release Of A Herd Of Pigs At Balbriggan Allotment

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CATRIONA REDMOND, a food blogger and member of the Balbriggan Allotments speaks to Pat Meehan about the official opening of the allotments and in particular, the release of a herd of pigs into the allotment.

Catriona talks about how the pigs will be farmed, how a local supermarket will help supply food for the pigs, her hopes to use the animals as carers of fallow land, the security precautions they have taken to protect the pigs and the responsibilities of maintaining allotments.

She also talks of providing training for people who are new to the allotment.

Duration: 13'34" DATE: May 17, 2013
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Catriona Redmond
Themes:Irish Life & Culture
Keywords:balbriggan allotments, maintenance, pig farming,
LocationBalbriggan, Dublin Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130517_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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