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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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#52: Oxford Real Farming Conference, social justice & land, new forms of land ownership

#52: Oxford Real Farming Conference, social justice & land, new forms of land ownership 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Leah Penniman at ORFC (IMG Credit: ORFC Official Photographer) This episode we’re sharing stories from the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) – where we were proud to be the official…

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‘Cereal’ #6: Grain Futures

‘Cereal’ #6: Grain Futures 150 150 Farmerama Radio

We are the bread system. If you eat bread – or any grains – you are part of it. So how can we all get involved, and what can we…

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‘Cereal’ #5: The best thing since sliced bread? Unsliced bread

‘Cereal’ #5: The best thing since sliced bread? Unsliced bread 150 150 Farmerama Radio

The UK is the fifth largest economy and has some of the cheapest bread in the world – is that something to be proud of, or is it a convenient…

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‘Cereal’ #4: The Millers are Missing

‘Cereal’ #4: The Millers are Missing 150 150 Farmerama Radio

In episode 4 of Cereal, we ask how the milling process has led us to producing flour with almost no nutritional value? And why would the majority of the wheat…

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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systems can be incredibly efficient in perfect conditions, but in a global climate emergency this method of farming is out of date.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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‘Cereal’ #2: Nature Hates Uniformity

‘Cereal’ #2: Nature Hates Uniformity 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Most bread we eat today is made using modern wheat varieties bred for uniformity and yield at the expense of our health and our soil. Just as our bread has…

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‘Cereal’ #1: Flour, Water, Salt

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Bread. Once the cornerstone of our diet, bread is now, at best a guilty indulgence or, at worst, something to be completely avoided. How did something so basic, so fundamental,…

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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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#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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