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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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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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#36: Wondrous worms, cow pats, biodynamic vines and Free Range Families

#36: Wondrous worms, cow pats, biodynamic vines and Free Range Families 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we hear from Jackie Stroud, a Soil Scientist at Rothamsted Research and, renowned in the UK farming community as “The Worm Lady”. She runs a citizen science project…

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#33: Kitchen Table talks, Jersey soils, trade deals, pig clubs and bee-lieving

#33: Kitchen Table talks, Jersey soils, trade deals, pig clubs and bee-lieving 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we have a political focus and still manage to squeeze in some brilliant stores of soils and microbes. Firstly we share some personal stories from a ‘kitchen table…

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#31: Growing herbs, Christian perspectives on farming and Aquaponics on diversified farms

#31: Growing herbs, Christian perspectives on farming and Aquaponics on diversified farms 150 150 Farmerama Radio

(Alice Bettany of @sacred_seeds harvesting herbs for her CSA herbal medicine box scheme) Welcome to Farmerama! This month, we hear from herb growers and suppliers about the opportunities for growing…

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#30: Gove, agri-CULTURE, Human Ecology, Sanfoin and Pollarding

#30: Gove, agri-CULTURE, Human Ecology, Sanfoin and Pollarding 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Hello and welcome to Farmerama, episode 30! This month we bring you stories from the 9th Annual Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC). The Conference this year was a bit different…

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#29: Biodynamic vines, Catalonian chickens & medicinal plants

#29: Biodynamic vines, Catalonian chickens & medicinal plants 150 150 Farmerama Radio

We have passed the darkest day here in the UK, every new day eeks out a few moments more light. To tide us over this month we have some slightly…

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#27: Agroforestry with sheep & chickens, female farming voices & starting a market garden

#27: Agroforestry with sheep & chickens, female farming voices & starting a market garden 150 150 Farmerama Radio

(find the transcript for the whole episode below) This month, we dip into the wonderful world of agroforestry: John Tucker, head of Woodland Creation at The Woodland Trust, talks us…

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#26: Fungi above & below ground, our microbiome, chicken homes & vines in the UK

#26: Fungi above & below ground, our microbiome, chicken homes & vines in the UK 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Welcome back to Farmerama! This month we hear more from Dr Christine Jones, this time talking about why we plant cover crops and the wonderful world of fungi below our…

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