Episode One: Losing the Plot

Losing the Plot

When the Covid lockdown happened, Irish allotment holders were locked out of their plots because there was no exemption for them under food production. I visited with allotment holders when their plots re-opened and enlisted the help of Green Party junior agriculture minister Pippa Hackett and food historian Regina Sexton to dig deep into the issues raised and to ask: when it comes to growing our own, has Ireland lost the plot?

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