NFFN Podcasts

NFFN have launched our very own podcasts hosted by Ben Eagle and Will Evans. Farmers from across the UK will be sharing their nature friendly farming stories the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month!

Episode 8: click here to listen

Nature – An enterprise in it’s own right

Hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans travel to County Armagh in Northern Ireland to meet arable farmer Simon Best, where they talk about how he sells his crops to local businesses, how green waste and composting have dramatically improved his soils, environment schemes, carbon auditing, working with nature, and much more.

 

 

Episode 7: click here to listen

Native: Life in a Vanishing Landscape

Hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans meet farmer, acclaimed author, and member of the NFFN Scotland steering group, Patrick Laurie, to talk all about his farm in Galloway, his deep connections to the area, his book ’Native – Life in a Vanishing Landscape’, and what nature means to him and his business.

 

 

 

Episode 6: click here to listen

Marginal Gains

In this episode hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans meet Polly Davies and Graeme Wilson who run a mixed organic farm in South Wales. They manage several enterprises between them but would now rather focus on improving their current business rather than starting more enterprises, hence the search for ‘marginal gains’.

 

 

Episode 5: click here to listen

A Nature State of Mind

Hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans meet multi-generation dairy farmer James Robinson, to talk all about his family business in south Cumbria, his huge social media following, and how he’s carrying on the tradition of enhancing the natural environment on his farm.

 

 

Episode 4: click here to listen

Farming meets Conservation in North Wales

Hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans meet Hilary Kehoe, Chair of the Welsh steering group of the Nature Friendly Farming Network who farms 150ha across Gwynedd and Ynys Mon (Anglesey) both at home and on nature reserves across north west Wales.

 

 

 

Episode 3: click here to listen

Farming with Nature on the Emerald Isle

Hosts Ben Eagle and Will Evans meet Northern Ireland based Michael Meharg who farms Irish Moiled rare breed cattle on 250ha.

 

 

 

 

Episode 2: click here to listen

How do you simply measure nature on your farm?

Meet Denise Walton who is on the Scottish Steering Group of NFFN and farms with her family in the Scottish Borders.

 

 

 

 

Episode 1: click here to listen

Nature Means Business

We hope you enjoy our first podcast featuring farmer Chris Clark, England Chair of the NFFN.