Meet the Farmers Podcast – episode 81 with Sean Fletcher

Ben speaks to broadcaster, journalist and BBC Countryfile presenter Sean Fletcher. Sean was born in New York, raised in Essex and has lived in Wales and London. He is a prominent mental health campaigner, especially in the light of his son's OCD.

”Covid 19 – A View from The Country” – Guest post by Willy Browne-Swinburne

Willy Browne-Swinburne is a Northumbrian landowner, farmer and Associate Director of Rural Solutions. Covid 19 – A View from The Country Willy Browne-Swinburne finds room for positivity Coronavirus, as I write, is the single most printed word in the universe. It has put things into a perspective that very few could have considered even a few … Continue reading ”Covid 19 – A View from The Country” – Guest post by Willy Browne-Swinburne

Meet the Farmers (LIVE!) – episode 43 – The Tendring Hundred Show

Episode 43 comes to you from the Tendring Hundred Show which was held back in July. I spoke to Emma Stobart (RSPB), David Lord (local farmer), Dave Smart (Essex Wildlife Trust) and Barbara Sharp (Essex Beekeepers) about farming, conservation and the future of the countryside in the Countryside Ring at the Show.    

Meet the Farmers – episode 41 – Phil Jarvis

Episode 41 of the Meet the Farmers podcast is now available featuring Phil Jarvis who is Head of farming at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust's Allerton Project in Leicestershire. Phil has farmed at the Allerton Project since the 1990s and since then has experimented with a vast range of strategies to understand how to farm … Continue reading Meet the Farmers – episode 41 – Phil Jarvis