Leading the Way

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Rock & Roll Farming with Kate Rowell Kate Rowell is one of my favourite people in farming. Listen as we discuss her family farm, working as a livestock vet during foot & mouth, returning to farming, and how she got involved with Quality Meat Scotland, and how she ended up chairing the organisation!  All this, and lots more.  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

Succession Planning in the Farming Community

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NFU Mutual Ahead of the Field Will is joined by Milly  Fyfe,  who  farms  in  Northamptonshire  and  has  been  through  the  succession planning process  with  her  own  family,  Heather  Wildman  from  Saviour  Associates,  who  specializes  in  facilitating  succession  planning,  and  Sean  McCann,  a  chartered  financial  planner  from  NFU  Mutual. Together they discuss this challenging subject and offer their thoughts and advice.

Bob Dylan’s Portaloo

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Rock & Roll Farming with Tim Ashton When I started this podcast, I wanted to talk to interesting people involved in agriculture about their lives, and whats going on with their farms. Well, Tim Ashton is the very definition of interesting! Stand by to hear about everything from archaeological digs on his farm, an encounter with Julia Roberts in Malibu, changing his farming system to zero-till, building the first new long barrow in Britain for 4000 years, and how he’s trying to help save the performing arts industry with #OnFarmCulture  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED […]

Experience is Expensive

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Rock & Roll Farming with Matt Launder Matt Launder is that rarest of beasts – a first generation farmer. We talk about how he got into farming, the lessons he’s learned along the way, and why he decided to walk 9 of Britain’s highest mountains in 72 hours. All this and much more.  CHECK OUT eatfarmnow.com FOR LOADS MORE AMAZING FARMING AND FOOD-RELATED PODCASTS, BLOGS & VLOGS. 

The Herdwick Shepherd Part 2

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Rock & Roll Farming with James Rebanks Part 2 of my interview with farmer and writer, James Rebanks.  In this episode we discuss his first book, the wildly successful ‘The Shepherd Life, his relationship with his Father, how we as farmers can farm in a more nature friendly way and also make a profit, his second book – the eagerly anticipated English Pastoral, and lots more.  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

The Herdwick Shepherd

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Rock & Roll Farming with James Rebanks The man I’ve wanted to interview since I started the podcast in March 2017 – The Herdwick shepherd himself, James Rebanks.  In the first of two parts, we talk about his family history, Herdwick sheep, his early life growing up on his family farm, and his time at Oxford University.  Look out for the second part next week, where we’ll be discussing his writing career and his new book, English Pastoral. 

Dairy Strong

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Rock & Roll Farming with Katrina Dunford IT’S EPISODE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY – CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! And who better to be the 150th guest than the incredible Katrina Dunford.  Listen as Katrina tell her story of love, loss, strength and resilience.  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