I'm really excited to introduce this special podcast episode to you which was produced in collaboration with Matt Williams and the Wild Voices Project podcast. We visited Teleri Fielden (@TeleriFielden), a first generation farmer, who won a Wales Young Farmers Clubs and National Trust scholarship to run a farm in north west Wales for three … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 26 – Teleri Fielden
I visited the Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells, Powys last month. Here's my take on the show, as part of the Meet the Farmers podcast series, with a particular focus on young farmers and younger handlers. I find out what it's like to live in rural Wales as a young person.
Today is the final day of the Royal Welsh Show. The Royal Welsh is one of the largest and best attended agricultural shows in the country. It runs for four days and is held at the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells. Around 250,000 people flock to the area to celebrate Welsh rural life, food … Continue reading My Day at the Royal Welsh
Dan E. Rouse was born and raised in Swansea, South Wales and grew up with a keen interest in marine wildlife. She spends most of her time wrapped up with a scope on the coast looking out to sea. She is a nature writer and blogger. You can follow her on twitter at @danerouse or visit … Continue reading ‘Pembrokeshire’s Marine Wildlife’ – Guest Post by Dan E. Rouse
You may remember that, earlier this year, when Brexit still looked like a bizarre fantasy, the National Trust began an international search for a farmer to manage a 145 acre farm on the Great Orme near Llandudno in Wales. Famously, the rent offer was for just £1 a year. The Trust feared that the farm … Continue reading National Trust find their ‘£1 a year’ farmer