Final episode of Growing with Dandelion released
In the final episode of the Dandelion podcast, Sunny Govan delves into growing in schools, creative ethnology, growing and mental health, and the impact of Dandelion.
Eve Keepax from Keep Scotland Beautiful talks about the extensive schools’ programme which has connected with 468 schools across Scotland; Gary West, Steve Byrne, and Mairi McFadyen discuss their work with Dandelion, gathering stories at each garden and exploring the heritage of harvest; Dandelion Programme Manager Angela Gray explores the benefits of growing for mental health; and Jen Howard-Coombes, Executive Director, considers what the impact and legacy of Dandelion may be.
We’d like to thank Eve Keepax, Gary West, Steve Byrne, Mairi McFadyen, Angela Gray and Jen Howard-Coombes for taking part. This podcast was produced by Sunny Govan Community Radio. Dandelion is commissioned by EventScotland, funded by the Scottish Government and is part of Unboxed: Creativity in the UK. The music in this podcast is from Miwa Nagato Apthorp, our Musician in Residence at the Unexpected Garden in Hawick; David Nicholson, Musician in Residence at the Unexpected Garden, Leven, and Duncan Macleod, Musician in Residence at the Unexpected Garden, Uist.
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