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About Farmerama Radio

Farmerama Radio is an award-winning monthly podcast sharing the voices of smaller-scale farmers in the UK and beyond. Farmerama is committed to positive ecological futures for the earth and its people, and we believe that the farmers of the world will determine this. By giving producers a voice, we want to rejuvenate the respect, confidence and vibrancy of smaller-scale farmers and rural communities. Listen to the podcast on soundcloud.com/farmerama-radio or visit farmerama.co

Food Files

Cereal, episode 6: How to build a better bread system

We are the bread system. If you eat bread – or any grains – you are part of it. So…

Food Files

Cereal, episode 5: The best thing since sliced bread? Unsliced bread

The UK is the fifth largest economy and has some of the cheapest bread in the world – is that…

Food Files

Cereal, episode 4: Where’s the miller gone?

Last year the majority of wheat grown in the UK went to feed animals. And of the wheat that did…

The Big Issues

Cereal, episode 3: Towards a more sustainable wheat

Intensive chemical (or conventional) farming systems can be incredibly efficient in perfect conditions, but in a global climate emergency this…

The Big Issues

Cereal, episode 2: Why our wheat monoculture won’t save us

Wheat covers an estimated 218 million hectares of the planet – more than any other food crop. But most bread…

Food Files

Cereal, episode 1: The truth about how our bread is changing

Bread. How did something so basic, so fundamental, get so complicated – and even start making us ill? How have…

The Big Issues

Women farmers in Chile, and regenerating vineyards in Oregon

This month we speak to a group of women farming in a community in Chile, get tips on rearing pigs…

The Big Issues

Radical roots, ‘slow money’ and cider apples in Oregon

This month we explore radical roots and cider apples with a farming couple in Oregon. We hear about a different…

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Gardens of sanctuary, organic farming, and biodynamic wines

We hear about the power of gardens to provide sanctuary to some of the most vulnerable people in our society,…

The Big Issues

Talking with Vandana Shiva, sustainable farming guru

This month we hear from an inspirational woman who’s long been banging the drum for biodiversity and small-scale farmers around…

The Big Issues

Farmer kids, silvopasture, and sustainable wine

We get an introduction to the whole-system approach of silvopasture, taste natural wine in Sicily, and learn about the importance…

The Big Issues

‘Natural’ farming in Zambia, bio-fertilisers in UK

First up we hear the inspirational story of 5000+ women who are now practising natural agriculture, or no-cost agriculture, on…

The Big Issues

Leah Penniman: Farming while black

Leah Penniman is a farmer, author, activist and an all-round inspiration who we were lucky enough to interview for this…