100 episodes

At the Wool Academy Podcast, the show's host Elisabeth van Delden, talks to one wool industry expert every week. Guests of the show are wool growers, marketing experts, retail brands, researchers and many more. The focus of the Wool Academy Podcast is to find out what is working now to be successful in wool while discussing different business, product, brand and social media strategies. You will be surprised how many wonderful stories wool has to tell.

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At the Wool Academy Podcast, the show's host Elisabeth van Delden, talks to one wool industry expert every week. Guests of the show are wool growers, marketing experts, retail brands, researchers and many more. The focus of the Wool Academy Podcast is to find out what is working now to be successful in wool while discussing different business, product, brand and social media strategies. You will be surprised how many wonderful stories wool has to tell.

    #126 Nan Bray about sheep nutrition and land conservation

    #126 Nan Bray about sheep nutrition and land conservation

    Nan Bray is a sheep farmer in Tasmania where she runs her company White Gum Wool. In this Wool Academy Podcast interview, Nan explains her three commitments of excellence in sheep nutrition, conservation land ethic and thoughtful animal welfare.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    #125 Sophie Holt about animal welfare on farm

    #125 Sophie Holt about animal welfare on farm

    Tom and Sophie Holt raise Dohne Merinos on their farm Coonong Station in Australia. Coonong Station is RWS and Authentico accredited as well as being the only Australian wool producer to be Certified Humane. Coonong station is a declared native wildlife sanctuary and also operates a kangaroo rescue, rehab release facility and is all WIRES certified for native wildlife rescues and rehabilitation.
    Sophie is studying to become a Master of Science in International Animal Ethics, Welfare and Law through the University of Edinburgh. In this podcast episode, she explains how animal welfare is practiced for all animals living at Coonong station.

    • 53 min
    #124 Nora and Viktor Jelinek about the value of story telling

    #124 Nora and Viktor Jelinek about the value of story telling

    Nora and Viktor Jelinek run a business by the name Visual Narrative. They are specialised in helping companies tell their stories successfully through photography.
    They are particularly focused on helping sustainable and socially conscious businesses succeed through their beautiful images.
    In this episode, Nora and Viktor Jelinek share insights into how also businesses in the wool industry can benefit from storytelling and how to go about it.

    • 37 min
    #123 Dr. Paul Swan about the future of wool sustainability standards

    #123 Dr. Paul Swan about the future of wool sustainability standards

    Dr. Paul Swan is the Program Manager of the sustainability standard Sustainawool at the Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX).
    In this Wool Academy Podcast interview, Paul Swan provides details about Sustainawool and discusses challenges and opportunities for sustainability standards within the wool industry.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #122 Cody Nicholson-Stratton about diversified livestock and local food systems

    #122 Cody Nicholson-Stratton about diversified livestock and local food systems

    Cody Nicholson-Stratton shares the story of how he and his husband Thomas were looking to diversify their family's farm and promote sustainability for future generations. Together with two more generations living and working on the farm, the two expanded the farm to include rabbits, chickens, sheep, goats, and grass-fed beef. They pride themselves in bringing food and fiber that has been ethically raised in a climate beneficial system to the local consumers; providing nutrient-dense protein, luxurious fiber, and preserving open landscapes for future generations.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    #121 Ethical, sustainable and profitable wool production

    #121 Ethical, sustainable and profitable wool production

    Susan Finnigan together with her husband, son, and daughter-in-law grow fine merino wool on their sheep property Kia Ora in Australia. The farm is certified for several animal welfare and sustainability standards and their outstanding work has been recognised by several industry awards.
    In this interview, Susan shares details about how she and her family grow ethical, sustainable, and profitable wool.

    • 39 min

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