Patrick speaks to Andy Cato, farmer and musician, who found fame in 00’s electric pop duo Groove Armada.
Andy now heads the farming initiative Wildfarmed. Patrick and Andy discuss the different methods they use for agricultural success, agreeing on the part livestock has to play but questioning how the needs of a farm in west Wales differ from one in Oxfordshire.
“Ultimately, if the whole thing is based around as diverse soil microbiome as possible, the recycling of nutrients and an input free system, then how can you do that without animals? I don’t see how you could do it.”