104 J.F.D.I

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Rock & Roll Farming with Rachel Lewis-Davies Tonight I’m staying in Wales and heading down South to the Brecon Beacons to talk to hill farmer and NFU Cymru environment and rural affairs advisor, Rachel Lewis-Davies. We talk about her and her husband Bobby’s incredible farming journey with many highs and lows along the way, Epynt Hardy speckled sheep, why the phrase ‘Welsh hill farmers’ is in the news so much right now, and much, much more. Check it out folks..  LONDON MARATHON 2019: As required by Universal law, much like if you’re a vegan, if you’re doing a marathon you […]

103 Absolute Mixed Unit

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Rock & Roll Farming with Will Case Tonight I’m heading up to Ulverston in Cumbria to talk to farmer and giant, Will Case. We talk family, the challenges of finding a work/life balance, mixed farming (Are we jack of all trades, master of none?!), dealing with his brother’s cancer, writing about farming, and much, much more.  Check it out folks..  LONDON MARATHON 2019: As required by Universal law, much like if you’re a vegan, if you’re doing a marathon, you have to tell people about it. Well I’m doing the London one in April 2019, and I’m raising money for […]

102 CD & The Open Farm Sundays

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Tonight i’m heading all the way down to beautiful Liskeard in Cornwall to talk to the Chief Exec of LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), Caroline Drummond @LEAFchief We talk about her early life growing up in the countryside, and how she developed a keen interest in all things farming, which resulted in her eventually becoming the first female President of the students union at Seale Hayne Agricultural College. We also discuss her time as lead singer of CD & The Sensations (!), before going on to talk about her time travelling and working on various farms, including a stint on […]

101 Somewhere Over The Sea

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Rock & Roll Farming with Rachel Challoner Tonight I’m absolutely thrilled to be heading up the most remote inhabited island in the British Isles, Fair Isle, to talk to crofter, Rachel Challoner @BarklandCroft We talk about her early life in Lincolnshire, and how she initially trained to be a teacher, after studying music at university. We then discuss how after realising that school teaching wasn’t for her, she ended up in the Royal Navy, sailing all over the World, before eventually transferring to the Army, where she taught Arabic to soldiers deploying to the Middle East.  And we then go […]