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Tesco dairy group looking to recruit more farmers and have announced latest milk price https://www.fginsight.com/news/tesco-dairy-group-looking-to-recruit-more-farmers-6642 ... pic.twitter.com/dneWNhqC8z
A dairy farming family from Dumfries and Galloway have decided to tackle the milk crisis head on- by taking things into their own hands. Today they launched a new business venture, by selling direct to customers in their local community, instead of to the supermarkets. Lori Carnochan reports:
Love apples? Visit the 25th annual apple festival in Erddig with cider, demonstrations and much more on 3/4 Oct. pic.twitter.com/FZba2Wq4PC
It's Narberth food festival this weekend! Check out the Welsh producers who'll be there... pic.twitter.com/AgwYa1b6pk
I always feel that organic food gets a bit of a bashing in the press because it's a bit more expensive, and is seen as the preserve of the middle classes, foodies, and so-called hippy do-gooders. But - organic food is natural food, where nature has been allowed to do its thing, and I’m sure most of us will agree that putting natural ingredients into our bodies is only going to be a positive thing. Read more via the link.
Supporting organic farms helps our wildlife! #smallchanges #OrganicSeptember pic.twitter.com/A7wisxkG2J
I've just been updated about a recent meeting in Welshpool covering how farmers in Wales are being treated unfairly by the meat levy system. Farmers are angry over the unjust set-up which sees Welsh money drain across the border to England.
New Shadow Defra Secretary Kerry McCarthy has insisted her veganism will not affect Labour's policy when it comes to farming. Her appointment, while warmly welcomed among environmental and animal welfare campaigners, was greeted with a degree of bemusement within the farming community.
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