Gallagher's Boxty House & Urban Farm came together during the annual Tradition Music Festival Temple Bar TradFest in Dublin's cultural quarter " Temple Bar" , right outside Gallagher's Boxty House, hay hay we had a great time talking with all sorts of people from all over the world, our linguistic hens and pigs speak all language ! French, Spanish, Italian, German, and even some Irish !!
Our friend Fergus Dunne brought Jim & Ross two beautiful Tamworth pigs down to the farm on Sunday, the ginger pigs where the talk of the street :)) some very interesting conversations where had on the plight of the urban pig keeper, check out Fergus here Pigs On The Green https://www.facebook.com/PigsOnTheGreen
Temple Bar was ‘up-cycled’ into an urban street farm, with on street pallet seating, utilising up-cycled waste stream materials turning Temple Bar into an intensive urban street farm, sourcing materials for mushroom growing, fish farming and potato planting from all around the local area.
Even Murray the hen had a quail of a time http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/rooster-returns-to-trad-fest-after-turning-up-at-latenight-rave-29952287.html
The Urban Farm showcased it's innovative ways to grow food in an urban area. Utilizing & Up-Cycling waste stream materials from the city to showcase simple & innovative methods on how to make the best use of balconies and confined spaces for growing food, demonstrations on growing mushrooms on coffee waste, aquaponic displays and advice on setting up and sourcing materials in the city for urban food growing.http://www.urbanfarm.ie/boxty-house-project.html