Join me as I chat to Nick Millard formerly of Hafod Cheddar and now Herdsman at Westcombe Dairy.  We chat cows, milk, cheese (of course), regenerative agriculture, the future of UK food and farming and we don't even mention the fact he used to drum for the Kooks!



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Diana Rodgers of Sustainable Dish

June 24, 2020

Join me as I speak to Diana Rodgers of Sustainable Dish, Nutritionaist, farmer, advocate and now author and filmaker.  Diana's passion is how food feeds us whilst feeding the environment.  We discuss the place of livestock in a sustainable food system, the future of food and of course her book and the accompanying film , Sacred Cow

Cathy St Germans of Farms to Feed Us

June 17, 2020

Join me as I talk to Cathy St Germans founder of the online database Farms to Feed Us.  Farms to Feed Us is a way for people to go direct to the UK's best producers, they are advocates for a better way to farm and a more sustainable way to feed the nation.

Mary Quicke of Quicke’s Traditional Cheddar

June 3, 2020

Join me as I chat to one of my all time favourite cheese people, Mary Quicke.  We talk via Zoom (of course) about how Quicke's was hit in the early days of Covid19, we discuss the comparison with foot and mouth and we also touch on the future of food in the UK in particular the trade deals with the US and how that could cause untold damage to our food and farming communities.

Mike Thompson of Mike’s Fancy Cheese

May 27, 2020

Join me as I chat to Mike Thomson the creator of the beautiful raw milk stilton style cheese Young Buck. We talk about his origin story, the dreaded B-word and how an emphasis on local both defines and future proofs his business.

James and Susanna Forbes of Little Pomona Orchard and Cidery

May 20, 2020

Join me as I chat through Zoom to two of the country's foremost Cider makers and communicators.  James and Susanna set up Little Pomona in 2015 following careers in wine and journalism, they create beautifully crafted, naturally made ciders, a real reflection of the Herefordshire countryside.

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Follow them on instagram @littlepomona

And for the cider map we chatted about go to

Martin Gott of St James Cheese

May 13, 2020

Join me as I chat via Zoom to Martin Gott, a "cult figure" in the cheese world.  He makes a wonderful washed rind raw sheep milk cheese on his farm in Cumbria.



Patrick Holden of Hafod Cheese and The Sustainable Food Trust

May 6, 2020

Join me as I speak to Dairy farmer, cheesemaker and activist Patrick Holden.  We discuss the Covid-19 crisis in the context of his business and how the food systems we have now need to be future proofed with a greater focus on and support for sustainable practices.

Andy Swinscoe of the Courtyard Dairy 2.0

April 29, 2020

I speak to Andy of The Courtyard Dairy. He's appeared before on the Cellarman podcast but obviously we live in very different times.

Andy speaks about how his business has had to find ways to survive and the responsibility he feels for the producers he supports.

Carlos Yescas of Oldways Cheese Coalition

April 22, 2020

Join me as I speak to Carlos Yescas, former diplomat and now cheesemonger.  Born in bred in Mexico now living in the US, Carlos is an advocate for Raw milk production and speaks amazingly about the socio-economic effects of Covid-19 in the US, in Mexico and around the world.