You’ll have to forgive me for the selfish nature of this post. Originally, I thought about doing my usual ‘review of the year in the countryside’ with news on everything from TB to rural crime, HS2, the weather and the impact of Brexit and the election. However, I thought I would review my own yearContinue reading “2019 – a year of change”
Ben’s final stop on his Welsh podcast road trip was to mixed farmer and fellow podcaster Will Evans who presents the Rock and Roll Farming podcast. We speak about social media, family, tb and why Will decided to step back from his podcast earlier this year. Huge thanks to Will for having me for anContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 57 – Will Evans”
Ben visits Gareth Wyn Jones near Llanfairfechan in Conwy in north Wales to talk about his farm, sheep, ponies, community, broadcasting and the future of hill farming.
Ben continues his trip through north Wales and speaks to Llyr Jones. Llyr keeps 1500 sheep, 30 cattle and produces eggs for Tesco. He also co-owns the only rapeseed oil company in Wales supplying Asda, Morrisons and Sainsburys. This episode was recorded back in October.
This episode of Meet the Farmers features hill beef and sheep farmer Emlyn Roberts who farms 450ha near Dolgellau in north Wales. We recorded this back in October. Emlyn has diversified into hydroelectric energy.