Monthly Archive: July 2004

Washingpool Farm

Graham Harvey enjoys a conducted tour of Simon Holland’s impressive enterprise based on his farm near Bridport.

Evershot Street Fair

Farm Radio correspondents, Jill Williams and Helen Wallbridge, went to Evershot Street Fair where they spoke to celebrity chef, Lesley Waters, and some of the producers exhibiting their wares.

Pineapple Farm

Geoff King talks to former dairy farmer, Andrew Dyke, who explains how his farm diversification came to include a business offering advice to other farmers wishing to diversify. Contact Pineapple Farm on 01308 488280...

Food where you could find it

Food where you could find it

John Hopkins looks back to his childhood in Hinton St. Mary, recalling a time when there were other options for acquiring food other than the village shop.

The Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust. Roger Crisp spends a day with David Fox of Sturminster Newton finding out about the help that The Prince’s Trust can offer younger people wishing to start up a business and...

Dimond Gems

Jack Dimond continues his reading of his own book of memories of a life in farming, “Dimond Gems”.

Young Farmer’s Clubs Rally

Farm Radio’s Polly Williams and Roger Crisp report from the annual Dorset Young Farmers’ Rally held at New Brunsell Farm, Stourton Caundle.

Turkish Agriculture

We may not share the sort of climate that Turkey has which allows the cultivation of such a crops as pistachio nuts, but Helen Wallbridge had an interesting conversation with Mark Roberts of Luccas...

Topical tips from the Kingshay Trust

For this edition’s topical tip from the Kingshay Trust, their technical manager, John Hocknell, makes his Farm Radio debut, looking at the pros and cons of whole crop wheat.



This edition is rounded off by a song from John Hopkins.