“Without Soil We Have Nothing”: Community Resilience at No Diggity Gardens

“Without Soil We Have Nothing”: Community Resilience at No Diggity Gardens 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor No Diggity Gardens No Diggity Gardens is a no-dig, regenerative growing project in Walsall, near Birmingham. When the pandemic emerged at the start of the year, Neville…

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Who Feeds Us? Growing Our Own

Who Feeds Us? Growing Our Own 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image: Hannah Grace As lockdown came into effect, and supermarkets struggled to restock their fruit and vegetable aisles, the idea of “growing your own” took on a new significance. In…

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“Lucky to be in food”: The Butchers Going the Extra Mile in the Wirral

“Lucky to be in food”: The Butchers Going the Extra Mile in the Wirral 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor Edge and Son Edge and Son butcher and private abattoir on the Wirral Peninsula specialise in grass-fed, rare and native breeds, and have won multiple awards for…

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Fishing for a Connection

Fishing for a Connection 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Island Fish Shetland John Martin Tulloch, founder and director of Island Fish Shetland, has lived in Shetland all his life. In a life spent on the islands,…

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You Can’t Furlough a Cow

You Can’t Furlough a Cow 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor The Courtyard Dairy The British cheese industry was in deep crisis in March. As the Covid-19 lock-down closed restaurants and eliminated tourism, demand for artisanal cheese disappeared.…

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Who Feeds Us? #2: Land, Animal, Journey

Who Feeds Us? #2: Land, Animal, Journey 150 150 Farmerama Radio

American poet and farmer Gary Snyder writes of the interconnectedness and interdependence of the food chain. He says, “To acknowledge that each of us at the table will eventually be…

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Who Feeds Us? The Pandemic and the Call to Restore Dignity in our Food

Who Feeds Us? The Pandemic and the Call to Restore Dignity in our Food 150 150 Farmerama Radio

If there’s one thing the pandemic has exposed, it’s a food system failing to serve its most basic purpose: to nourish all citizens of our society. Who Feeds Us? is…

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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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