#40: Grain Lab, Flour Ambassadors, and students helping to fix the food system

#40: Grain Lab, Flour Ambassadors, and students helping to fix the food system 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Photo credit @duchessfarms This month we’ve gone a little grain mad after Abby headed to the UK Grain Lab at Small Food Bakery. Over 120 bakers, farmers, millers, plant breeders,…

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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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#38: Alice Waters, Terra Madre, Palestinian teenager, intercropping trials and cooperative farming

#38: Alice Waters, Terra Madre, Palestinian teenager, intercropping trials and cooperative farming 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we begin in Turin, at the international gathering of the Slow Food Movement, Terra Madre. Members of the farming and food community from over 90 different cultures around…

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#37: Intergenerational tensions, compost tea revisited, agroforestry and Dutch innovation

#37: Intergenerational tensions, compost tea revisited, agroforestry and Dutch innovation 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we begin by hearing from Joel Salatin about the tensions that inevitably arise from family farming over two generations. Joel is a pioneering farmer who frequently tours the…

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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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#35: California Soil Carbon, Greek traditional seeds, starting a market garden and learnings from Indiana

#35: California Soil Carbon, Greek traditional seeds, starting a market garden and learnings from Indiana 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we begin in California, where they are paying farmers to sequester carbon, using practices proven to increase soil health. We hear from Charles Schembre, Vineyard Conservation Co-ordinator at…

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#34: 3D Ocean Farming, Mental Health, Gene Activation in plants & Chilean Circle Agriculture

#34: 3D Ocean Farming, Mental Health, Gene Activation in plants & Chilean Circle Agriculture 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we hear from self-confessed non-environmentalist, Bren Smith, about an ocean-based farming solution that might inadvertently be saving the environment as well as providing a simple, new and sensible…

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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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#32: Post-fire update, Welsh new farmers policy, farming as practice & organic matter

#32: Post-fire update, Welsh new farmers policy, farming as practice & organic matter 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we get an update from Abby’s farm in Chile a year after the huge fires burned all their crops. She and her sister have just returned from the…

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