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#55: Enlightened agriculture, sustainable economies, and regenerative businesses

#55: Enlightened agriculture, sustainable economies, and regenerative businesses 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Colin Tudge at ORFC (Img Credit: ORFC official photographer) As we bring this episode to you, we know that the Coronavirus pandemic is putting many of the farmers and growers…

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#54: Land reform, stewardship, community ownership and land justice

#54: Land reform, stewardship, community ownership and land justice 150 150 Farmerama Radio

At the time of writing, the Coronavirus has forced us all to adjust to a rapidly-changing marketplace, and a lot of uncertainty in UK farming. While we can’t be out…

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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’ #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’ #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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#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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Leah Penniman: Farming While Black

Leah Penniman: Farming While Black 150 150 Farmerama Radio

In this special episode, brought to you by Chelsea Green Publishing, we hear from a super inspiring small-scale farmer, Leah Penniman. Leah is a farmer, activist, author and co-founder of…

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#39: Beginner farmer tips, Piglet to Plate and small-scale farmers Feed the World

#39: Beginner farmer tips, Piglet to Plate and small-scale farmers Feed the World 150 150 Farmerama Radio

First up this month, farmer, writer and activist, Leah Penniman, of Soul Fire Farm in New York State, shares  3 top tips for farmers who are just starting out. We…

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