FARMERAMA – THE OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER FOR Oxford Real Farming Conference 2020!

FARMERAMA – THE OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER FOR Oxford Real Farming Conference 2020! 2032 450 Farmerama Radio

This week the Farmerama team will be at the 11th Oxford Real Farming Conference (8-9 January), where we are excited to be the official media partner. This is a highlight…

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‘Cereal’ #6: Grain Futures

‘Cereal’ #6: Grain Futures 150 150 Farmerama Radio

We are the bread system. If you eat bread – or any grains – you are part of it. So how can we all get involved, and what can we…

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‘Cereal’ #5: The best thing since sliced bread? Unsliced bread

‘Cereal’ #5: The best thing since sliced bread? Unsliced bread 150 150 Farmerama Radio

The UK is the fifth largest economy and has some of the cheapest bread in the world – is that something to be proud of, or is it a convenient…

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‘Cereal’ #4: The Millers are Missing

‘Cereal’ #4: The Millers are Missing 150 150 Farmerama Radio

In episode 4 of Cereal, we ask how the milling process has led us to producing flour with almost no nutritional value? And why would the majority of the wheat…

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‘Cereal’ # 3: Farms Produce Food

‘Cereal’ # 3: Farms Produce Food 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Intensive chemical (or conventional) farming systems can be incredibly efficient in perfect conditions, but in a global climate emergency this method of farming is out of date. Fred Price, Gothelney…

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‘Cereal’ #2: Nature Hates Uniformity

‘Cereal’ #2: Nature Hates Uniformity 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Most bread we eat today is made using modern wheat varieties bred for uniformity and yield at the expense of our health and our soil. Just as our bread has…

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‘Cereal’ #1: Flour, Water, Salt

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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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#51: Compost, soil carbon vs soil health, a call to farm, CEREAL, and community beer

#51: Compost, soil carbon vs soil health, a call to farm, CEREAL, and community beer 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month, we chat with compost pioneers Dr. David Johnson – a microbiology researcher and Associate at the Centre for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems at Chico State University, California –…

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#50: Regenerative agriculture and climate change, seaweed entrepreneurship and noticing nature

#50: Regenerative agriculture and climate change, seaweed entrepreneurship and noticing nature 150 150 Farmerama Radio

This month, we begin by chatting to regenerative agriculture hero Charles Massy, who farms around 2000 acres of Merino sheep in Southern Australia. Charles makes sure to prioritise healthy, biologically…

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#49: The Sustainable Cooperative, wilding, beneficial insects and connecting faith with farming

#49: The Sustainable Cooperative, wilding, beneficial insects and connecting faith with farming 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Image credit: Knepp Wildland This month, we visit The Sustainable Cooperative (SCOOP) in Jersey, whose aim is to create a more sustainable supply of food on the island. Co-founder India Hamilton…

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