Farmyard Tent Talks

Date: Saturday 15th September 2018, Sunday 16th September 2018
Time: 12:15 - 15:15
Location: Castle Street
Price: Free with festival wristband

Our afternoon talks at the Farmyard will tackle meatier subjects whilst still being accessible for all, with the opportunity to ask questions.

Saturday 15th September

12:00 – From Corporate to Farming: How to Follow Your dream and Make a Difference with Deb Blackmore from Plump Hill Farm

13:00 – Leave No Trace: Waste, Innovations & Impacts of Festivals panel discussion with Lucy Siegle (Journalist and Author), Gus Hoyt (Re-fill Bristol), Andy Fryers (Sustainability Director, Hay Festival) & Rebecca Clark (Green City Events)

14:00 – How to Keep Poultry and Become Involved with the Food Chain with David Herbert of Hermit Crab Eggs, Wales’ most successful egg exhibitor, microholder and poultry pundit

14:45 – Food Justice: Why Do We Need It? with Pamela Mason and Abergavenny Just Food group

Sunday 16th September

12:15 – How to Be a Farmer by Radical Young Farmers panel chaired by Aine Morris to include Welsh grain farmer and baker, Torth y Tir’s Rupert Dunn, pasture fed raw milk and beef micro-farmer from Mountain Hill Farm, Alex Heffron, Huw Evans from Three Pools Farm, Russ Whistance of Little Garway Farm, and Lizzie Dyer of Just Kidding

13:00 – Resilient Farming in Volatile Times panel with Rob Yorke (chair); Peter Greig (Piper’s Farm), Simon Crichton (Triodos), Gabriel Kaye (Biodynamic Association / Biodynamic Land Trust), Simon Cutter (Model Farm)

14:00 – Tokyo to Trecwn: The Journey of a Grass-Fed Wagyu Beef Farmer with dairy farmer turned Wagyu beef farmer, Will Prichard

14:45 – Pig Wimmin’: Women in Agriculture with local pig farmers Martha Roberts and Helen Joy

 

Martha Roberts

Martha Roberts

Helen Joy

Helen Joy

Pamela Mason

Pamela Mason

David Herbert

David Herbert

Deb Blackmore

Deb Blackmore

Abergavenny Just Food

Abergavenny Just Food

Rupert Dunn

Rupert Dunn

Alex Heffron

Alex Heffron

Will Prichard

Will Prichard

Peter Greig

Peter Greig

Simon Crichton

Simon Crichton

Gabriel Kaye

Gabriel Kaye

Rob Yorke

Rob Yorke

Rebecca Clark

Rebecca Clark

Aine Morris

Aine Morris

Lizzie Dyer

Lizzie Dyer