In the latest episode Ben meets food and nutrition consultant, and Nuffield scholar, Barbara Bray.
In this week’s featured interview Ben speaks to food and farming journalism Jez Fredenburgh about how she became an agricultural journalist and what led her to traveling in South America.
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.
Writing 339 pages about algae is an impressive feat (including recipes, but excluding bibliography and index). What is even more impressive however is making a subject that might stereotypically be met with groans or raised eyebrows engaging. Algae is fascinating and I knew very little about it before reading this book. I have come toContinue reading “Book Review – Bloom – by Ruth Kassinger”
In episode 42 we focus on hens. I visited Alaistaire Brice who farms in Suffolk under the Havensfield Happy Hens brand. Alaistaire and his wife Fiona work with 16 other farmers across Suffolk and Norfolk. They have 16,000 birds of their own and a further 160,000 on contract to them on other farms, selling aroundContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 42 – Alaistaire Brice”