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My Rural Tribe

12 EpisodesProduced by Sian MercerWebsite

Sian Mercer from My Rural Tribe asks the question 'What makes a farmer?'I love to speak with farmers to find out about their farm, who and what inspires them and what it takes to be a farmer. To hear that passion for what they do, farmers really are my hero! Take a listen to learn more about the peo… read more

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Episode 11 - James Robinson from Strickley Farm

January 18th, 2021


It was real pleasure to be speak with James and hear all about his farm, family and herd of Shorthorn cattle, who's family line goes back the 5 generations the Robinsons have been at Strickley! 15 years as organic dairy …

Episode 10 - Susan & Shay - @Seaviewfarms

September 20th, 2020


I loved talking with Susan and Shay about their #regenerativeagriculture journey. They are so passionate about they are doing, regenerating the …

Episode 9: Charlie Beaty - @globetrottingfarmgirl

August 25th, 2020


It was a pleasure talking to Charlie aka @globetrottingfarmgirl, as we sat under a tree in a field Meridan, literally middle earth, where she farms with her Dad and Uncle Tom, sheep, beef and arable. Charlie has done so …

Episod 8 - Sam Kenyon @GlanLlyn_farmher

May 11th, 2020


It was lovely to spend time talking to Sam on her sunny farm in Denbighshire in North Wales. Sam, who met her husband, Alex whilst backpacking around Australia and Thailand came back to the farm a few years ago. Both …

Episode 7 - Helen Owens - The Wernbach Shepherdess

April 21st, 2020


It was a joy to speak with Helen the @wernbachshepherdess, especially in these strange times of Covid-19, of week 4 of Lock-In.

I follow Helen on …

Episode 6 - Olly Harrison

April 14th, 2020


I met Olly last year at a school in Derby, I was taking photos, he was helping educate the kids about arable farming along with the NFU Education

Episode 5 - Lucy Owens - making the most of your food!

March 21st, 2020


It was a pleasure to speak with Lucy and hear about her life growing up on the farm and how it is an industry so close to her heart.  Lucy farms alongside her husband, works for local businesses and has her own clothing …

Episode 4 - Heather Wildman

March 7th, 2020


My Rural Tribe host Sian Mercer, had the pleasure to speak with Heather Widman, Saviour Associates - about all things farming, from growing up on the farm, skills  needed to be a a rep driving up the farm lane, to the …

Episode 3 - Ruari Martin - The man with the hat . . . @RuariMart

March 3rd, 2020


Ruari Martin wears the most amazing hat, but boy does he put across some good points. Having grown up surrounded by the countryside and farmers in very rural Hexham, where a 8 mile walk to do his maths GCSE was taken in …

Episode 2 -Claire Stead - @claires_farmlife

February 25th, 2020


In this episode I speak with Claire Stead, who I follow on instagram @claires_farmlife - I really enjoy seeing Claire's life on the farm, it makes me …

Episode 1 - My Rural Tribe talks to Abi Reader

February 19th, 2020


My Rural Tribe was honoured to speak to Abi Reader. Behind every great person there is a great community.  Abi is a dairy farmer, spokesperson, representative and educator. Farm life is busy but add in the other …

My Rural Tribe talks to Kirk from Duggy Stone Radio!

February 15th, 2020


I spoke to Kirk of DuggyStone about his past as a butcher and how it has influenced his later careers.

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