Farming, Sustainable Agriculture, and West Cork with Holly McKeever Cairns

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A broad ranging conversation with Holly McKeever Cairns, a West Cork farmer and small business owner, covers the importance of biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, better systems of farming, and supporting rural life. In this episode, Dr Richard Scriven and Holly touch a range of geographical themes from the provision of food to examining what we mean by sustainability. It also highlights the importance of voters in shaping policies and consumer is making change.

HollyBrown Envelope Seeds ( a family company in West Cork, and Holly is a candidate in the upcoming local elections for the Social Demoncrats in the Cork County Bantry electoral area (…keevercairns/). She can also be found on Facebook (, Twitter (, and Instagram (


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