Meet Fred Price from Somerset who farms arable crops and pigs. Fred changed his management system a few years back from a focus on yield to a regenerative approach.
Episode 38 of the Meet the Farmers podcast features Norfolk arable farmer Kit Papworth, who it was an absolute pleasure to interview. Kit was formerly Chair of Anglia Farmers, among other things, and is also an active social media user. We talk a great deal about #FarmerMentalHealth, particularly his experience in the wake of hisContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 38 – Kit Papworth”
Lauriston Farm is a 210 acre biodynamic farm on the Essex coast, not far from Maldon. Quite recently the farm’s director, Spencer Christy, decided to reach out to the local community and make the farm community owned. Spencer has a background in environmental science and we spent a good deal of time talking about farmingContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 32 – Spencer Christy”
Episode 22 features George Young, an arable farmer based in south Essex. George worked in banking before returning to his family’s farm in his late twenties. He has an eye for doing something that’s a bit different and is currently growing buckwheat and lentils, among other projects. He also thinks that farmers should be thankfulContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ episode 22 – George Young”
Tom Bradshaw is a forward thinking arable farmer with diversification key to his overall business. The equestrian yard at his home farm in Essex seems to be just as important to the long-term health of his business as the main arable enterprise which is based on contracting agreements with neighbouring farms. Tom is also aContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 14 – Tom Bradshaw at Fletchers Farm”