Connecting with Life can be read either cover to cover, as it is eminently readable, or used as a handbook for rekindling one’s relationship with the natural world, to be kept on the shelf but dipped into now and then when you need a natural boost of encouragement to get outdoors. Summer’s debut book isContinue reading “Book Review – ‘Connecting With Life’ by Martin Summer”
Category Archives: environment
Meet the Farmers Podcast – episode 85 – The Future of Food, Farming and Our Countryside
Ben speaks to Monmouthshire farmer and the CEO of the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission, Sue Pritchard.
Meet the Farmers podcast – 84. Meet the Forester
In the latest podcast episode, alongside the week’s farming news, Ben speaks to forester, Luke Hemmings about why he thinks farmers should think more about trees.
Meet the Farmers Podcast – Episode 77. The Hunter-Naturalist
In this latest episode of the Meet the Farmers podcast (22/06/2020) Ben speaks to chartered surveyor and rural commentator Rob Yorke. Rob has interviewed multiple well known faces in the food, farming and environment worlds including Michael Gove and Minette Batters. He’s also written 122 letters to the Times and by day manages pipelaying schemes.Continue reading “Meet the Farmers Podcast – Episode 77. The Hunter-Naturalist”
‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 70 with Robin Milton
In this week’s episode Ben looks back on the farming news from the past week with Matt Swain before the main interview with Exmoor farmer Robin Milton who is also Chair of the Exmoor National Park Authority. Then, there’s everyone’s favourite farming quiz ‘Guess the Crop’.