In the latest podcast episode, alongside the week’s farming news, Ben speaks to forester, Luke Hemmings about why he thinks farmers should think more about trees.
Willy Browne-Swinburne is a Northumbrian landowner, farmer and Associate Director of Rural Solutions. Covid 19 – A View from The Country Willy Browne-Swinburne finds room for positivity Coronavirus, as I write, is the single most printed word in the universe. It has put things into a perspective that very few could have considered even a fewContinue reading “”Covid 19 – A View from The Country” – Guest post by Willy Browne-Swinburne”
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.
In episode 47 of Meet the Farmers Ben speaks to Emily McVeigh at the Kenton Hall Estate in Suffolk. The business is a family business through and through with all members of the family involved in various enterprises, from arable to Longhorn cattle, a cookery school, glamping enterprise, weddings and events. Kenton Hall was oneContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – Episode 47 with Emily McVeigh”
Every January well over a thousand people gather in Oxford to talk all things connected to food and farming, at the Oxford Farming Conference and the Oxford Real Farming Conference. For the first time I attended both conferences in an attempt to search for common ground and to see whether delegates would be interested inContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 28 – ‘Searching for Common Ground at the Oxford Farming Conference and the Oxford Real Farming Conference’”