In the latest episode Ben meets food and nutrition consultant, and Nuffield scholar, Barbara Bray.
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.
Gala Bailey-Barker is a first generation farmer who works at Plaw Hatch Farm, a biodynamic farm in Sussex. We spoke about biodynamics and organic farming, sheep worrying, getting started in agriculture if you are not from a farming background and IndieFarmer, an independent farming magazine (and much more!). You can follow Gala at @farmergala orContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 16 – Gala Bailey-Barker at Plaw Hatch Farm”
Last month I spoke to four farmers who are part of the Nature Friendly Farming Network which was launched at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. Listen on for more details.
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”