The Food Grower Podcast

Chris (Fanfield Farm) & Jack (Jacks Patch)

Welcome to the Food Grower Podcast. The weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell. This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing. We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm and Jack from Jacks Patch and we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!! For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds… You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from. And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat. Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast! read less
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Episodes

Food Grower Christmas Party 2022 - Live Episode from The Food Grower Academy
Dec 22 2022
Food Grower Christmas Party 2022 - Live Episode from The Food Grower Academy
In this episode the last of season 2... We bring you the recording of The Food Grower Academy Christmas Party 2022... Where Chris and Jack sum up the season, have a live Q&A with members, plus put the all important Quick Fire Questions to some of the Academy Members.Thank you to everyone who listens and gets something out of the Food Grower Podcast it wouldn't exist without you! If you celebrate it then have a very Merry Christmas, and if you don't I hope you can enjoy a bit of a break with loved ones over the next few days / week. Season 3 will be out in January... we hope you will join us for an amazing line up of guests! See ya then!Cheers,Jack and Chris--This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield and Jack from Jacks Patch we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Mr Plant Geek – Where Growing Started, Being A Hortpreneur and How Growing Plants Led to TV Presenting
Nov 22 2022
Mr Plant Geek – Where Growing Started, Being A Hortpreneur and How Growing Plants Led to TV Presenting
In this episode Andy chats with Michael Perry from the brilliant Instagram account Mr Plant Geek.They talk about getting started growing, finding and sharing the joy in plants, being a Hortpreneur and How Growing Led to TV Presenting.--This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.ukYou can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.Michaels New Book - https://mrplantgeekshop.com/products/hortus-curious-by-michael-perry-signed-edition-with-goodybagMichaels Podcast - https://theplantbasedpodcast.net/---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Things To Consider When Starting A Growing Business - These 5 Things Episode
Nov 18 2022
5 Things To Consider When Starting A Growing Business - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Things To Consider When Starting A Growing Business.--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Rob's Allotment - Getting Started Growing, Breaking Down the Barriers and Growing Food You Love
Nov 15 2022
Rob's Allotment - Getting Started Growing, Breaking Down the Barriers and Growing Food You Love
In this episode Andy chats with Rob from the brilliant Instagram account Rob's Allotment.They talk about growing on an allotment, getting started and breaking down the barriers or fancy language in growing and why you should give everything a go... and so much more.--This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Herbs You Can Grow Through Winter - These 5 Things Episode
Nov 11 2022
5 Herbs You Can Grow Through Winter - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Herbs You Can Grow Through Winter!--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Farmers Markets - What They Are Like, How to Approach Them, How To Sell and more
Nov 8 2022
Farmers Markets - What They Are Like, How to Approach Them, How To Sell and more
Andy and Chris jump on to talk about their love of farmers markets and discuss whether they are a viable part of a food growing business model, they talk about their experiences, how to do well at them, and much more---This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Permaculture Tips - These 5 Things Episode
Nov 4 2022
5 Permaculture Tips - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Permaculture Tips from Jack after he just got back from teaching at a wonderful permaculture retreat in Italy.--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Home Grown With The Haydons - Allotment Growing, Self Sufficiency, Giving Everything A Go and much more
Nov 1 2022
Home Grown With The Haydons - Allotment Growing, Self Sufficiency, Giving Everything A Go and much more
In this episode Andy chats with Steph from the brilliant Instagram account Home Grown With The Haydons.They talk about growing on an allotment, becoming self sufficient, about the fact that no plot looks as perfect as instagram, why you should give everything a go... and so much more.--This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Growing Mistakes We Made This Year - These 5 Things Episode
Oct 28 2022
5 Growing Mistakes We Made This Year - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Mistakes we made with Growing Food this year and more importantly what we learned from that.--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Cost of Living Crisis - Save £££ Growing Food
Oct 25 2022
Cost of Living Crisis - Save £££ Growing Food
This time Chris and Andy jump on to record an important podcast... the cost of living crisis is effecting us all and so we jump on to talk about that.. but with a positive food growing spin we show how growing just 5 crops can feed your family and save you big £££.---This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Things To Do In The Autumn Herb Garden Now  - These 5 Things Episode
Oct 21 2022
5 Things To Do In The Autumn Herb Garden Now - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Autumn Jobs You Can Do In The Herb Garden Right Now.--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Marriage Counselling for Food Growers - Andy Talks to His Actual Wife Kate
Oct 18 2022
Marriage Counselling for Food Growers - Andy Talks to His Actual Wife Kate
This time Andy takes the mic to talk to his actual wife Kate about what it is like to be married to someone who runs a food growing business. This is a little more of a personal episode that talks about being in a relationship with someone who is consumed by their work seasonally, how to survive that, how to help each other and much more.This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
5 Autumn Jobs To Do Right Now! - These 5 Things Episode
Oct 14 2022
5 Autumn Jobs To Do Right Now! - These 5 Things Episode
This a new episode of the podcast that will come out each week on a Friday with "These 5 Things!"... 5 helpful hints, tips or lists to help you on your food growing journey. And in this episode it's 5 Autumn Jobs To Do Right Now!--This is the twice weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell on a Tuesday, and a "These 5 Things" Mini Episode on a Friday.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Diary of a Lady Gardener - Starting a Flower Farm, Growing Food, RHS Flower Show and more
Oct 6 2022
Diary of a Lady Gardener - Starting a Flower Farm, Growing Food, RHS Flower Show and more
Jack and Andy are back and so are guests!! This time we have an incredibly inspiring guest... Shannon from Diary of a Lady Gardener on Social Media and host of her own brilliant podcast.This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:If you want to make your food growing easier and take it to the next level... Check out The Food Grower Academy at https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.Shannon's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/diaryofaladygardener/ Diaries of a Lady Gardener Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/diaries-of-a-lady-gardener/id1567759782?fbclid=IwAR228AEcBQEDFUYLGmOSRWCLBBxMMLIwQX-PvX-HlCtGTFy47tvCgF9r9eA ---And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Wildlife Ponds - Why You Need One In Your Garden
Sep 7 2022
Wildlife Ponds - Why You Need One In Your Garden
Jack and Andy are back whilst Chris is off and in this episode they talk all things Wildlife Ponds... Why you need one, the benefits and how to do it!*** Support the podcast and get exclusive access to videos of the episodes, as well as early access to the podcast and much more. Head to: https://www.patreon.com/foodgroweracademy ***This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Food Grower Academy Is Here - Why, How and What
Aug 31 2022
Food Grower Academy Is Here - Why, How and What
This podcast is a little bit different. We are super excited to launch the Food Grower Academy which we have been working on for aaaages.Andy and Chris chat about how it came about, what it is and who it's for in this special and passionate episode.Head over to: https://academy.foodgrower.co.uk/ to find out more and join us.---This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Let's Talk About Drought - How it's affected us and what we can do
Aug 24 2022
Let's Talk About Drought - How it's affected us and what we can do
Jack and Andy are back whilst Chris is off and in this episode they talk all about the dreaded drought we have been having. How it has affected them both and what we can do about it!*** Support the podcast and get exclusive access to videos of the episodes, as well as early access to the podcast and much more. Head to: https://www.patreon.com/foodgroweracademy ***This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Social Media for Home Growers, Allotment Growers or Horticultural & Farming Businesses
Jul 21 2022
Social Media for Home Growers, Allotment Growers or Horticultural & Farming Businesses
Jack and Andy are back whilst Chris is off and in this episode they talk all things Social Media bouncing ideas off eachother as they talk about how they can improve social following for any growing account.*** Support the podcast and get exclusive access to videos of the episodes, as well as early access to the podcast and much more. Head to: https://www.patreon.com/foodgroweracademy ***This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Danni – @Plot.81 – Talking Allotment Growing, Foraging & Making Growing Cool
Jul 7 2022
Danni – @Plot.81 – Talking Allotment Growing, Foraging & Making Growing Cool
Danni, known as @plot.81 on instagram has really made her allotment a growing space that she enjoys being in. With a skate ramp, bird feeding and an outdoor bath all among the growing of abundant food and beautiful other plants.Her knowledge of foraging is also incredible, and so we were super excited to have Danni on the podcast.*** Support the podcast and get exclusive access to videos of the episodes, as well as early access to the podcast and much more. Head to: https://www.patreon.com/foodgroweracademy ***This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing with those doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every week we deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that is doing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome story to tell.In this episode we are delighted to have Danni from @plot.81 on the podcast.We talked about so much in the episode related allotment growing, feeding robins from your hand, being part of nature, mushrooms, using your allotment space in different ways, skateboarding, and so much more.Plus the all important quick-fire questions of course…. Will Danni be #teambeer or #teamcoffee ???This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whatever experience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer, right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talking everything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.We are your hosts Chris from Fanfield Farm, Jack from Jacks Patch and Andy from Urban Herbs.. we will be bringing you an inspirational interview, some tips and tricks from our own farms as well as the fun feature of quick fire questions that we ask every guest…. Obviously including whether they prefer an evening farm beer or morning farm coffee!!Show Notes:Danni's Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/plot.81/For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts, additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head over to our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!
Mid-Season Update and Apologies
Jun 30 2022
Mid-Season Update and Apologies
*** Support the podcast and get exclusive access to videos of theepisodes, as well as early access to the podcast and much more. Head to:https://www.patreon.com/foodgroweracademy ***This is the weekly podcast that talks all things food growing withthose doing amazing things from across the UK and the world. Every weekwe deliver you a podcast that interviews a fantastic food grower that isdoing things differently, inspirationally or that has an awesome storyto tell.In this episode Jack and Andy jumps on to talk all things thisSeason so far, and with our apologies for the delay in getting podcasts to you.This is a podcast that will hopefully inspire and inform you whateverexperience you have… from aspiring grower, to casual allotmenteer,right through to fully fledged market gardener. We will be talkingeverything from no-dig to permaculture, mushrooms to marketing.For all things Food Grower podcast; including upcoming blog posts,additional content, guest opportunities and food grower merch, head overto our website at https://www.foodgrower.co.uk .. And please do pass on to anyone in your life who grows food either for fun or funds.You can listen to this podcast completely free, anywhere you normally get your podcasts from.And for more Food Grower Content head to our instagram account https://www.instagram.com/foodgroweracademy to interact with us and get updates each week on episodes, additional content, or just to have a chat.Don’t forget to hit the follow button on instagram, and the subscribe button on your podcast app. We hope you enjoy the podcast!