Flour Power: The Miller’s Tale

Flour Power: The Miller’s Tale 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Abigail Holsborough, Brixton Windmill During the first Covid lock-down, many of us turned to baking—as a way to pass the time, to reconnect with our heritage, to…

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Cinnamon Buns, Curiosity and Conversations

Cinnamon Buns, Curiosity and Conversations 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Olivia Oldham Rosie Gray, Reviving Food In the Highlands of Scotland, not far from the mountain resort town of Aviemore, there is a bright yellow horsebox, decorated with colourful…

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“A Community that Values People, Producers, Health and Wellbeing”: Setting Up a Greengrocer in the Middle of a Pandemic

“A Community that Values People, Producers, Health and Wellbeing”: Setting Up a Greengrocer in the Middle of a Pandemic 150 150 Farmerama Radio

By Dora Taylor Owen Postgate, Rye Bakery Frome “My real passion is connecting with people, and showing my love for people through baking. Baking is a way of putting smiles…

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Who Feeds Us? #4: Whole Meal

Who Feeds Us? #4: Whole Meal 150 150 Farmerama Radio

Artwork by: Hannah Grace At the start of lockdown, as supermarket shelves were cleared of flour, people who might not otherwise have thought to seek out a local bakery –…

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“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? #3: Growing Our Own

Who Feeds Us? #3: 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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