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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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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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Who Feeds Us? #4: Whole Meal

Who Feeds Us? #4: Whole Meal 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Artwork by: Hannah Grace At the start of lockdown, as supermarket shelves were cleared of flour, people who might not otherwise have thought to seek out a local bakery –…

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The Food Pharmacy

The Food Pharmacy 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Image credit: Ursula Myrie In a world turned upside-down by the ravages of the Coronavirus pandemic and its consequences, people across the country of all different ages,…

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“From the Bees’ Point of View”: Finding Sweetness in the Midst of Lockdown

“From the Bees’ Point of View”: Finding Sweetness in the Midst of Lockdown 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Image credit: Bushwood Bees East London couple, Salma and Khalil Attan, never expected to become beekeepers. So when Khalil came home from work one evening over ten…

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Who Feeds Us? #1: The Hungry Gap

Who Feeds Us? #1: The Hungry Gap 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image by Hannah Grace As the COVID-19 lockdown hit the UK in early 2020, our nation suddenly looked very different. Supermarket shelves were empty and, for the first time in…

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Who Feeds Us?

Who Feeds Us? 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Following on from our award-winning 2019 series about the UK grains, CEREAL, comes our second in-depth production, Who Feeds Us?, released this coming Sunday, 11 October. The COVID crisis exposed…

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‘Cereal’ #1: Flour, Water, Salt

‘Cereal’ #1: Flour, Water, Salt 1024 1024 Farmerama Radio

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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