Over the past couple of years, extreme weather events, the energy crisis and Brexit have put a visible strain on the UK’s food supply chain and increased prices for the consumer.
What if we increased the amount of food that we grow in cities, and thus increased biodiversity and reduced food miles?
Inspired by talking to a community gardens group in Reading, a horticultural engineer who has co-founded a vertical farm in London and an award-winning author and screenwriter, Emma Newman imagines a future in which communities grow so much food together on their doorstep that the UK no longer needs to import fresh fruit and veg...
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In episode 2 we heard from:
- Reading Food for Families
- Harvest London
- Temi Oh
- Reading International Solidarity Centre
- Presenter Emma Newman
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