‘Meet the Farmers’ – ep.68 Lockdown Continues

Latest episode of the Meet the Farmers podcast featuring Suffolk farm manager Matthew Hawthorne as well as updates about latest farming news and new features. The podcast is now weekly and new episodes are available every Monday morning from 9am. You can subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud and otherContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – ep.68 Lockdown Continues”

Meet the Farmers – Episode 47 with Emily McVeigh

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”

Meet the Farmers – episode 45 with Sally and Shan Bendall

Sally and Shan Bendall run Hollowtrees Farm in Suffolk which is an open farm, farm shop and cafe which welcomes thousands of visitors each year. We speak about everything from food and farming education to triathlons.  

Meet the Farmers – episode 42 – Alaistaire Brice

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”

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 36 – Patrick and Brian Barker

Patrick and Brian Barker (aka The Barker Boys) grow cereals, herbage grass seed, linseed, spring beans and, until recently, oil seed rape, across 513 hectares in Suffolk.  Situated on the North Suffolk Claylands, the cousins have put active research at the heart of moving their business forwards as well as boosting biodiversity through conservation andContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 36 – Patrick and Brian Barker”