Ben's final stop on his Welsh podcast road trip was to mixed farmer and fellow podcaster Will Evans who presents the Rock and Roll Farming podcast. We speak about social media, family, tb and why Will decided to step back from his podcast earlier this year. Huge thanks to Will for having me for an … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 57 – Will Evans
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. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/meet-the-farmers-episode-56-with-gareth-wyn-jones
Ben continues his trip through north Wales and speaks to Llyr Jones. Llyr keeps 1500 sheep, 30 cattle and produces eggs for Tesco. He also co-owns the only rapeseed oil company in Wales supplying Asda, Morrisons and Sainsburys. This episode was recorded back in October. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/meet-the-farmers-episode-55-with-llyr-jones-in-denbighshire
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.