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Who Feeds Us? #6: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Who Feeds Us? #6: Looking Back and Moving Forward 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image by Hannah Grace In this final episode, we revisit some of the people we’ve heard from throughout the series. We tease out some common threads that bind these apparently…

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“If You Find Yourself on the Last Day with a Seed in Your Hand, You Should Sow It”: The Quiet Resilience of Willowbrook Farm

“If You Find Yourself on the Last Day with a Seed in Your Hand, You Should Sow It”: The Quiet Resilience of Willowbrook Farm 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor Lufti & Ruby. Willowbrook Farm Willowbrook Farm is a fifty-acre plot near Oxford on which the Radwan family grows vegetables and rears chickens, cows and sheep to…

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Seeding Wisdom in East London

Seeding Wisdom in East London 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Image: Rasheeqa Ahmad Rasheeqa Ahmad is a medical herbalist in Walthamstow, East London. She runs a practice called Hedge Herbs, and has collaborated with Phytology, a cultural…

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A Space to Grow

A Space to Grow 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Credit: Vegan Vybes “For me, being in nature, being in the garden…that’s just where I vibrate.” These are the words of Lynda McFarlane, explaining why she was…

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“They’re not just going to go and live on a farm in Devon”: Inner-City Youth Engaging with Nature at May Project Gardens

“They’re not just going to go and live on a farm in Devon”: Inner-City Youth Engaging with Nature at May Project Gardens 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Credit: May Project Gardens May Project Gardens is a grassroots organisation working from a permaculture-designed garden in Morden, London. Through facilitating food growing, exercise, meditation and cooking, and their youth…

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“Food Injustice is Embedded”: Birmingham ‘Brums Together’ for Community Covid Support

“Food Injustice is Embedded”: Birmingham ‘Brums Together’ for Community Covid Support 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor Credit: Incredible Surplus For the team at The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham (RJFPB), Covid-19 highlighted the embedded food injustice that they exist to fight. RJFPB is…

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Who Feeds Us? #5: Cultivating Abundance

Who Feeds Us? #5: Cultivating Abundance 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Artwork by: Hannah Grace In this episode, we visit one region – the West Midlands – to explore how the pandemic has highlighted connections between the local and the global,…

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Flour Power: The Miller’s Tale

Flour Power: The Miller’s Tale 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Abigail Holsborough, Brixton Windmill During the first Covid lock-down, many of us turned to baking—as a way to pass the time, to reconnect with our heritage, to…

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Cinnamon Buns, Curiosity and Conversations

Cinnamon Buns, Curiosity and Conversations 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Rosie Gray, Reviving Food In the Highlands of Scotland, not far from the mountain resort town of Aviemore, there is a bright yellow horsebox, decorated with colourful…

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“A Community that Values People, Producers, Health and Wellbeing”: Setting Up a Greengrocer in the Middle of a Pandemic

“A Community that Values People, Producers, Health and Wellbeing”: Setting Up a Greengrocer in the Middle of a Pandemic 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor Owen Postgate, Rye Bakery Frome “My real passion is connecting with people, and showing my love for people through baking. Baking is a way of putting smiles…

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