Ambitious Thinking

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Rock & Roll Farming with Vicki Hird Vicki Hird talks about what makes a successful campaigner, her work with Sustain, how we can make fairer food supply chains, her new book ‘ Re-Bugging the Planet’, and lots, lots more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk Are you tired of hunting through papers to find a key bit of information and struggling with cumbersome farm software? Fieldmargin makes […]

The Living Years

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Rock & Roll Farming with Gareth Edwards Gareth Edwards talks about his struggles with depression, selling the family farm, his involvement with the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, and living with prostate cancer. All this, and lots more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk

A Farm with a lot of Soul

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George Young is one of the most interesting people, let alone farmers, that I know. Listen as he describes how he went from banking, film, and music, to a full-on agroecological mixed farmer with BIG plans for the future of his farm. All this, and much more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk

Fieldwork – What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land

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Bella Bathurst has written one of the best books about farmers and their relationship to land that I’ve ever read. Join us as we discuss ‘Fieldwork – What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land’, and what she discovered whilst writing it.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk FieldMouse Research needs farmers to take part in paid market research. Join the Opinion Harvester panel and you will get between £10 for taking a short online survey or up to £200 for more in-depth research – www.opinionharvester.com  LG is a brand of plant breeders […]

Louise’s Farm Kitchen

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Rock & Roll Farming with Louise Urquhart Louise Urquhart talks about her family farm in Aberdeenshire, challenges with soil and sheep metabolism, getting started with pigs and direct selling, Louise’s Farm Kitchen, and the crowdfunding campaign she recently ran to start producing free range broiler hens. All this, and much more! Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk

Always Learning!

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Rock & Roll Farming with Bart van de Ven Bart van de Ven is one of my favourite people to follow on social media. Listen as we talk about emigrating to New Zealand from Holland, settling in to Kiwi life, his journey along the dairy farming ladder, mental health, and the hilarious and honest videos that he uses to shares his farm life. All this, and much more. #Dishes  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & […]

Cadillac Ranch

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Rock & Roll Farming with John Cherry John Cherry talks about his journey into regenerative farming, direct drilling, herbal leys, mob grazing, and of course Groundswell! This year’s event takes place on 23/24th June and we hear all out the event, how it got started, and where it’s going. All this, and lots more!  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk

Life in a vanishing landscape

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Rock & Roll Farming with Patrick Laurie If you haven’t read ‘Native: Life in a vanishing landscape’ by Patrick Laurie yet, then what are you waiting for?  An absolute pleasure to talk about Galloway cattle, curlews and conservation, writing and farming, and all things in-between with the man himself..  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers […]

Everything I do (I do it for ewe)

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Rock & Roll Farming with Gillian Dixon Gillian Dixon talks to me about her farm in Devon where she and her husband Ian have several different traditional breeds of animals, direct sell meat and fleeces to their customers, do all kinds of brilliant environmental works, and offer training course to budding smallholders and farmers. All this, and much more..  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties […]

Truly Irish

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Rock & Roll Farming with Shane McAuliffe Shane McAuliffe farms pigs – lots of pigs! Listen as we talk about his family business in County Kerry in South West Ireland, and how it’s progressed over the years since his grandfather started it, the perception vs reality debate when it comes to farming on a large scale, dealing with online abuse and negativity, and the range of environmental work he’s done on his farms. All this and lots more! CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information […]