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.
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”
In this episode Ben speaks to the current Chair of the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, Dewi Parry, about how Young Farmers has adapted during lockdown.
Ben speaks to former sheep farmer and current BBC newsreader Gareth Barlow who began his broadcasting career after running a flock of 600 sheep for several years and working as a butcher and in an abbatoir. Plus all the usual news and latest installment of Guess the Crop.
Emily Norton, Head of Rural Research at Savills comes on the show to talk about the Agriculture Bill. Then, in ‘Farmer Focus’ Ben speaks to Wave Crookes from Seagrown about seaweed farming off the Yorkshire coast.