Firstly, happy new year and I hope you have had a good festive break (if you are fortunate enough to be able to take time off over the Christmas/New Year period). My good intentions to post every Friday on this blog have started well, although it won't last for long as I will be away … Continue reading When to act on climate 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 an … Continue 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. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/meet-the-farmers-episode-56-with-gareth-wyn-jones
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. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/meet-the-farmers-episode-55-with-llyr-jones-in-denbighshire
Ben's next stop on his road trip is to Ben Andrews just outside of Leominster in Herefordshire. Ben is a tenant veg and beef farmer who has thousands of followers on Instagram showing people what he does on the farm every day. He's also involved with Agrespect, which aims to unite and celebrate LGBTQ+ people … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 53 – Ben Andrews