Fergal Smith owns the 66-acre Moy Hill Farm in West Clare. He keeps Dexter cattle, Jacob sheep and runs a large market garden. He sells all his produce direct to his local community.
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14: Thomas Fouhy, arable farmer, Co. Cork
11:44Thomas is an arable farmer with 84 acres in north Co. Cork. He farms speciality crops such as grain-lupins, linseed, lentils, sunflowers, as well as the standard grain crops.
13: Fergal Smith: veg & livestock farmer, Co. Clare
9:25Fergal Smith owns the 66-acre Moy Hill Farm in West Clare. He keeps Dexter cattle, Jacob sheep and runs a large market garden. He sells all his produce direct to his local community.
12: Patrick Holden, farmer & founding director of @SusFoodTrust
1:25:58Patrick Holden is a dairy farmer at Bwlchwernen Fawr in Wales, UK and campaigns for more sustainable food systems. He speaks here during the Burren Winterage Weekend (Oct 2020).
11: James Rebanks, Lake District, UK
29:55James Rebanks has a family-owned farm in the Lake District in northern England, and is the author of The Shepherd’s Life & English Pastoral. He explains his approach to farming with nature during this talk which he gave for the Burren Winterage Festival, Oct 2020.
10: Bridget Murphy, mixed farmer, Co. Sligo
13:10Bridget is an 9th generation farmer with 125 acres on the Ox Mountains. She farms sheep, horses, trees and native Irish bees.
9: Darina Allen, Ballymaloe, Co. Cork
12:09Darina Allen owns a 100 acre mixed farm in east Cork, with fruit & vegetables, pigs, beef, dairy cows and hens.
8: Feargal Ó Cuinneagáin, Farmer, Mayo
9:14Feargal explains how he farms his land in Mayo in a way that enhances life for endangered species such as corncrake, twite and chough. His farm is now a jewel in the crown of the spectacular Mullet Peninsula on the far west coast of Ireland.
7: Donna Mullen, biomass farmer, Co. Meath
11:08Donna Mullen farms 43 acres in Meath. She explains how she encourages as much wildlife on her farm as possible.
6: Padraig Corcoran, sheep & beef farmer, Roscommon
9:59Padraig Corcoran has a beef and sheep farm in Mount Plunkett in Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon. He talks about how he manages his 54 acre farm for food production and nature...
5: Olly Nolan, honey & beef farmer, Co. Dublin
8:17Olly farms in the valley of Glenasmole in the Dublin Mountains. He's new to farming, and talks about his approach to producing food and habitats for wildlife on his land.