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Rock & Roll Farming

Aug 23, 2017

Tonight I'm heading up to Northern Cumbria to to talk to Sheep Farmer Rachel Lumley.

We talk about 'Love Lamb Week' that takes place every year from 1st to 7th September, what it is, how it came about, and who's involved, as well as what we can all do to support it. 

Rach tells us how her initial idea grew into what it...

Aug 16, 2017

Tonight I'm heading down to Ammanford in the South Wales Valleys to talk to Solicitor and Sheep Farmer Hywel Davies @DefaidTexel

We hear about his background growing up on the family's smallholding, and how they expanded into breeding pedigree Texel sheep, as well as the most rural Wales story ever involving Charolais...

Aug 9, 2017

Tonight I'm heading up to the Ribble Valley in Lancashire to talk to Farmer's Guardian Editor Ben Briggs @FGBen

Firstly Ben tells us about his background growing up on a small dairy farm, and helping his parents with their milk round on one of the most deprived council estates in the country in Blackburn.

We then talk...

Aug 2, 2017

Tonight I'm heading over the Irish Sea to County Laois to talk to farmer, blogger and writer Lorna Sixsmith.

We hear about her early life growing up on the family's farm, and how she learned to deal with multiple allergies including straw, grass and pollens. 

We talk about her and Brian's life working away from farming...