In this first episode of the new series, Kirree Kermode looks back at the recent meeting organised by Chris Kneale of Rural Business Consultancy. She speaks to visiting speakers Tom Jones, a regular columnist for The Farmer's Guardian, Oliver McIntyre from Barclays (both visiting farmers from Wales) and Tim Baker MHK about business-minded farming and the future of farming in Britain.
Photograph curtesy of Rural Business Consultancy
Simon Clarke takes a trip up to Ramsey to meet prospective volunteers as they learn the ropes, and speaks to Chairman of the Trustees of Milntown Estate, Charles Guard. If you'd like to volunteer at Milntown, contact the team via their website.
Countryside is available on demand for one week after broadcast but is also available as an extended podcast which you can download on the Manx Radio website, or subscribe to via Spotify, Google or iTunes.