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What The Field?! Episode 3: Myths and truths of the agrofood industry

We talk to  the legendary Guy Singh-Watson, farmer and founder of Riverford Organic Farmers. With his help, we tackle some of the most controversial topics in our industry:

  • What does “local” even mean and is shopping locally really always better?
  • Is plastic truly so bad?
  • Are pesticides and herbicides the great evil of agriculture?
  • What alternatives are there on a social level when running an agribusiness?


Starting off with Guy’s own story and how Riverford came to be, this episode is a multi-faceted one that doesn’t claim to give answers to complex issues but definitely gives us some worthy angles to consider.

You can download the episodes of our podcast in audio format on all of the usual streaming platforms (Spotify, ApplePodcasts, you name it) or here.

Because we could only record this podcast in one language, we chose English in order to reach as many people as possible.

Emmeline is a communication expert who has worked in the agri-food and renewable energy industry for the last 8+ years. The newly minted podcaster is a huge foodie, a climate-change worrier (aspiring warrior) and she loves a good discussion almost as much as she loves dogs.

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