Conor Gallagher
Conor Gallagher, AllotMe

Podcast | Conor Gallagher – AllotMe

Conor Gallagher is the North Belfast-born founder of AllotMe: an online platform that connects empty outdoor space with would-be vegetable growers, often described as the Airbnb for gardens.

Conor gave up his career as an architect to work on AllotMe, in response to increasing demand for allotment spaces across the UK and Ireland during the multiple COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020.

Conor recently secured funding of £250,000 to help further develop the site and its potential.

AllotMe’s vision is for it to be easy for anyone to have access to a sustainable way to source their food. Through research and development projects, they search for solutions to the growing issue in cities of food resourcing. 

In this edition Matt and Conor chat about:

  • Working for street corner fruit vendors in NYC

  • The joy of growing your own vegetables

  • Getting into the start-up world

  • The highs/lows that Conor has experienced along the way

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