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  • Can Farmers Markets Save British Farming?

    06 May 2008 News
    The Real Food Festival brought the biggest producers market ever to Earls Court for four days last week, April 24th to 27th, with nearly 20,000 visitors coming to see the vast array of delicu with some of the most delicious produce available in the UK: it…
  • Older Generation Is The Route To Local Sales

    17 December 2007 News
    In recent years food scares such as BSE, E-Coli, Bird Flu and Foot and Mouth have left parts of British farming, particularly livestock, in crisis, hampering opportunities for trading abroad. However, in stark contrast, UK shoppers have reacted by looking to provide support to British farmers.
  • Foot And Mouth Puts Farmers In Crisis

    06 August 2007 News
    With this latest outbreak, farmers look set to face a bill for tens of millions of pounds as international bans are imposed on British produce after two cows in Surrey tested positive for foot and mouth disease.
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