Carbon Cowboys

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Rock & Roll Farming with Peter Byck Film Director Peter Byck talks to me all about his brilliant series of short films, Carbon Cowboys, his experiences making them, and why regenerative agricultural practices can save the World.  carboncowboys.org  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

Propagate the Unusual

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Rock & Roll Farming with Sheena Horner What do you do when you develop a taste for spicy food, but can’t find any locally?  Start your own chilli business of course!  Sheena Horner did just this with Galloway Chillies. Find out how it happened, how she got to that point, and why it’s important to develop networks of friends and contacts in agriculture.  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

More Listening, Less Shouting

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Rock & Roll Farming with Navaratnam Partheeban & Claire Whittle It feels like the World is on fire at the moment, and everyone has an opinion to share on the #BlackLivesMatter marches going on around the World.  For this episode I spoke to livestock vets Navaratnam Partheeban @navaratnampart1 & Claire Whittle @DrDoWhittle about their experiences with racism and prejudice within the farming community, and what we can all do about it.  Please listen, and if you have questions, get in touch with Theeb or  Claire, or send them to me will@rockandrollfarming.com & I’ll pass them on.  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS […]

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. 

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.