#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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#22 Beauty, land, rewilding, upland sheep farming, spiritual ecology – how farming fits into the future of a Britain built on beauty

#22 Beauty, land, rewilding, upland sheep farming, spiritual ecology – how farming fits into the future of a Britain built on beauty 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month’s episode is a little different to usual as we weave in and out of a conversation we had with Dame Fiona Reynolds, former Director-General of the National Trust.…

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#21 Care farming around the world, cover crop porridge, small farmers activism, purple corn and Pasture for Life Poetry

#21 Care farming around the world, cover crop porridge, small farmers activism, purple corn and Pasture for Life Poetry 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we hear from Robin Asquith, Yorkshire-based Care Farm Manager at Camphill Village Trust, about an amazing variety of Care Farming projects he visited around the world as part…

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#20 Halal & Tayyib meat, Open Food Network UK, tips for growing veg in harsh conditions & crafting human-scale CSA tools

#20 Halal & Tayyib meat, Open Food Network UK, tips for growing veg in harsh conditions & crafting human-scale CSA tools 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month we celebrate the dawn of Spring as we bring you stories from many different communities across the UK: Muhsen Hassanin of Abraham Organics, a specialist Halal and Tayib…

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