In the latest episode of Meet the Farmers, Ben speaks to food and farming journalist and editor at Eat Farm Now (!), Jez Fredenburgh.
Jez grew up in France and Norfolk and worked for Farmers Weekly for four years before going freelance, travelling and working around South America twice, and covering stories in the Ivory Coast, France and Greece. She’s currently in Portugal and writes about a range of different topics relating to food and farming, including for Farmers Guardian, BBC Future, and National Geographic Traveller Food.
She podcasts for Farmers Guardian and also started a podcast while in South America with fellow food journalist Nina Pullman. Their podcast is Who Gives A Fork.
About Ben Eagle and Meet the Farmers podcast
Ben is a farmer and agricultural/ environmental writer from the Essex Coast. He blogs at thinkingcountry.com and presents and produces the Meet the Farmers podcast.
Ben (right) meets Jez
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