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Rock & Roll Farming

Jan 31, 2018

Tonight I'm heading down to Hertfordshire, in the South East of England to talk to farmer and National Farmers Union election candidate, Stuart Roberts @HertsFarmer

We start off by talking about a fantastic story associated with his family's farm, that involved the previous owner and a game of high stakes poker, which...

Jan 25, 2018

Tonight I'm heading up to Edinburgh to talk to freelance writer and author of the book 'The Ethical Carnivore' Louise Gray @loubgray

We discuss Louise's early life growing up on her Father's farm in Essex, her days studying Social Anthropology at Manchester University (which included a thesis on the Essex Girl!), and...

Jan 17, 2018

Tonight I'm heading up to Bradfield in South Yorkshire to talk to the man, the legend, Jim Beary @FarmerBeary

Firstly we talk about the farm in the Peak District National Park that he recently moved to with his new wife, after farming previously in Staffordshire. 

We hear about his early life growing up as the son of a...

Jan 12, 2018

For this Rock & Roll Farming short, I talk to Rob Harris, the Communications Manager at R.A.B.I - the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution. 

We talk about the charity that's been assisting farming families in the UK financially and with social support, for 158 years.

We discuss beneficiaries, and the multiple ways...

Jan 10, 2018

Tonight I'm heading down to Warwickshire in the heart of England to talk to farmer and current Chairman of AHDB Beef & Lamb, Adam Quinney @ACQuinney

We talk about the beef and sheep farm that he runs alongside his wife Sarah, running 100 easy-calving Saler x Charolais Cattle and 200 Lleyn Ewes, and how they collaborate...