Meet the Podcasters

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Ben Eagle & I have a LOT in common.  We both produce & host our own farming podcast for a start.  Listen to find out all the rest!  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk

Forces Farming

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Rock & Roll Farming with Jeremy Gibbs Listen as I talk to Jeremy Gibbs about his company Forces Farming, that aims to help ex-service men and women find employment in the agricultural industry.  We also talk about his time working for John Deere in Germany, and have a discussion about mental health.  www.forcesfarming.co.uk  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk

A conversation with George Monbiot

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Rock & Roll Farming with George Monbiot Tonight I was delighted to be joined by the environmental campaigner, George Monbiot.  We talked about a wide range of subjects, ranging from his early love for nature, some of the programmes he made in his early career exposing injustices around the World, reading about his own death, and his views on land reform and re-wilding in the UK.  All this, and much more. 

Never Trust An Ostrich Egg

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137 Rock & Roll Farming with Nick Grayson Listen as Nick Grayson talks about taking over the family farm at the age of 23 after his Father was diagnosed with stomach cancer and given just 6 weeks to live. We discuss succession, the importance of being prepared, and how he’s created a successful business direct selling his produce to the public  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Podcast Partners: Farmer’s Guardian. For the biggest range of news and features from across the […]

Depresso Espresso

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Rock & Roll Farming with James Rhys James Rhys is a Welsh valleys boy living in Scotland, and has a cracking hybrid accent of the two.  Listen as we talk about his journey from music and sports journalism into contract shepherding, have an open discussion about our experiences with depression, and hear all about his exciting new coffee business – farmboybrews.co.uk – and how he’s supporting mental health charities.  What a guy. 

Driving Change

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Rock & Roll Farming with Adam Driver Adam Driver has a thirst for knowledge, and regularly speaks his mind on the big issues facing farmers.  Listen as we discuss his journey from studying philosophy in London, to committed regenerative agriculture advocate.  And I promise that I don’t make *too many* Star Wars references.  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Podcast Partners: Farmer’s Guardian. For the biggest range of news and features from across the Ag industry, please visit www.fginsight.com Rock & Roll Farming […]

A Special Bonus Episode with NFU Mutual Chairman Jim McLaren

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Rock & Roll Farming with Jim McLaren NFU Mutual has pledged its support for farmers and rural communities as part of a £32m Coronavirus support package.   The package includes donating millions to local and national charities, as well as rural and mental health causes, to help support the countryside through the pandemic.  I talked to NFU Mutual’s Chairman, Jim McLaren, to find out more. 

Coming Out & Getting On

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Rock & Roll Farming with Lydia Slack Listen as I talk to the inspirational Lydia Slack about how she struggled to come to terms with her sexuality, the difficulties of coming out to a farming family, and how she’s helping others in similar situations by speaking about her experiences.  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Podcast Partners: Farmer’s Guardian. For the biggest range of news and features from across the Ag industry, please visit www.fginsight.com Rock & Roll Farming is proud to be […]

Heavy lies the Corona

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Rock & Roll Farming with Minette Batters Rock & Roll Farming is back baby!!! And who else could I start off again with but farmer and President of the National Farmers Union, Minette Batters.  Listen as we talk about how the current Coronavirus pandemic is causing chaos for business throughout the food chain and what the NFU are doing right now, as well as a great discussion around leadership and what it takes to be in charge of such a huge organisation.  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsor:  NFU Cymru […]