#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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#28: Films for the farming movement, rural-urban connections in Greece and fungi to manage weeds

#28: Films for the farming movement, rural-urban connections in Greece and fungi to manage weeds 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Welcome to another episode of Farmerama with more voices from the smaller-scale farming communities in the UK and beyond. This month we hear from two projects which are using film…

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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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#25 soil carbon uncovered, chef-farmer connections, happy bees & homegrown veg

#25 soil carbon uncovered, chef-farmer connections, happy bees & homegrown veg 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we we hear from across the pond as Abi Glencross talked to, Adam Kaye, head of Culinary Affairs at Blue Hill in New York. He tells us how…

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#24: Simple soil health principles, dung beetles, dutch potato trials & european native dairy breeds

#24: Simple soil health principles, dung beetles, dutch potato trials & european native dairy breeds 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Welcome to our two year anniversary edition (YAY!) of Farmerama supported by the brilliant E5 Bakehouse, an East London bakery pushing the boundaries of baking: exploring and innovating from grain…

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NOCC 17: growing, milling & baking wheat populations plus relay cropping, compost teas & companion planting.

NOCC 17: growing, milling & baking wheat populations plus relay cropping, compost teas & companion planting. 150 150 Farmerama Radio

On July 6th we headed to Fullerton Farms Partnership near Andover with a couple hundred farmers for the tenth National Organic Combinable Crops (NOCC) event. The day was alive with…

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#23 Indigenous Soils, regenerative farming in Malawi, Essex Sea Buckthorn & no-till Meet the Farmers

#23 Indigenous Soils, regenerative farming in Malawi, Essex Sea Buckthorn & no-till Meet the Farmers 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we begin with our first report from the SoilHack gathering, a wise lady, Mama D explores how our cultural roots are entwined with the soil. We visit the…

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