BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

Update: 2020-05-03
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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!


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BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

BiaHero & Grow Your Own Food - Sineád, XR

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