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Rock & Roll Farming

May 30, 2017

Tonight I'm heading up to the Eden Valley in North East Cumbria to talk to @redshepherdess Hannah Jackson.

Hannah has no agricultural background at all, having been brought up on the Wirral, near Liverpool, and we talk about how seeing a lamb being born on a family camping trip to Coniston in Cumbria was her Eureka...

May 23, 2017

Tonight I'm heading over to the South Lincolnshire Fens, and what my guest Matt Naylor describes as an 'area of natural ugliness' to talk farming flowers. Lots of flowers. 50 million stems of them in fact!

Matt and I talk about his family farm, and how it's changed in the years since he got involved from a conventional...

May 16, 2017

Tonight, I'm taking the high road up to Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders to talk to Dairy & Beef farmer Alan Gamble alias @Farnell_Simmys

We talk about the area of Scotland that he lives, and I totally geek out about the amazing historical features on his farm. We also discuss the crops that they grow there, and the...

May 9, 2017

Tonight, I'm venturing across the Irish Sea to County Kilkenny to talk to the wonderful Suzanna Crampton, alias @zwartblesIE

We talk about her family farm and what it means to her, and about the Zwartbles Sheep that she breeds and rears there. We find out how she came to be involved with the breed, and how she...

May 2, 2017

Pete Vickerton is one of the nicest farmers you could encounter on social media.

Tonight I talk to him about being a 'veteran' Cricketer for his local side, and how that helps to get him off the farm. We then go on to talk about his family's business, and what it's like to be living and working directly above millions...