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#58: Cooperative land, holistic management, Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration, and the secret life of insects

#58: Cooperative land, holistic management, Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration, and the secret life of insects 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Sinead Fenton of Aweside Farm: Credit @awesidefarm This month, we hear from Sinead Fenton and Adam Smith, farmers at Aweside Farm in East Sussex. They’ve been able to access the…

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#53: Storytelling, Nutrient Density, Fashion Connections & Community Farms

#53: Storytelling, Nutrient Density, Fashion Connections & Community Farms 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Photo credit: Save Trecadwgan Farm Facebook page This month, we bring you the first of 3 special episodes focusing for the most part on stories from the Oxford Real Farming…

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‘Cereal’ # 3: Farms Produce Food

‘Cereal’ # 3: Farms Produce Food 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Intensive chemical (or conventional) farming systems can be incredibly efficient in perfect conditions, but in a global climate emergency this method of farming is out of date. Fred Price, Gothelney…

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#50: Regenerative agriculture and climate change, seaweed entrepreneurship and noticing nature

#50: Regenerative agriculture and climate change, seaweed entrepreneurship and noticing nature 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month, we begin by chatting to regenerative agriculture hero Charles Massy, who farms around 2000 acres of Merino sheep in Southern Australia. Charles makes sure to prioritise healthy, biologically…

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#49: The Sustainable Cooperative, wilding, beneficial insects and connecting faith with farming

#49: The Sustainable Cooperative, wilding, beneficial insects and connecting faith with farming 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image credit: Knepp Wildland This month, we visit The Sustainable Cooperative (SCOOP) in Jersey, whose aim is to create a more sustainable supply of food on the island. Co-founder India Hamilton…

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#48: Cover crops, pigs to pork, wilding and Chilean agroforestry

#48: Cover crops, pigs to pork, wilding and Chilean agroforestry 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image Source: Knepp Wildland This month we’re celebrating our fourth birthday episode! We begin by hearing from cover-crop guru Jay Fuhrer from North Dakota, on the importance of soil monitoring and…

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#47: Women farmers in Chile, woodchips, pasture-happy pigs and regenerative vineyard management

#47: Women farmers in Chile, woodchips, pasture-happy pigs and regenerative vineyard management 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Credit to Johan Vineyard This month, Abby spends some time with Josephina, a former art teacher, on her ranch in the Chilean mountains. Josephina started a group for women farmers…

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#43: Children growers, travelling cow laboratory, silvopasture, and a taste of sustainable wine

#43: Children growers, travelling cow laboratory, silvopasture, and a taste of sustainable wine 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Thank you Tasca D’Almerita for the photo! This month, we learn about the importance of involving young children in food growing and a much-loved friend of the show shares some…

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#42: No-cost agriculture in Zambia, Biofertilisers and a Regenerative farming journey

#42: No-cost agriculture in Zambia, Biofertilisers and a Regenerative farming journey 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we head to the tenth annual Oxford Real Farming Conference. First up we hear the inspirational story of 5000+ women who are now practising natural agriculture, or no-cost…

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#41: Turtle Island, banana bonanza, soil regeneration and market garden updates

#41: Turtle Island, banana bonanza, soil regeneration and market garden updates 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month, we meet Lorraine Kahneratokwas, who tells us about Slow Food Turtle Island, an inspiring collective that represents over 500 indigenous nations at Salone del Gusto, Terra Madre. Turtle…

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