Tag: vegetables

August 14, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Vegetables A 40ft x 60ft plot can grow most of the veg needed to feed a family of 4.  UK allotments go back 1,000 years to the Saxons, who held in common a field cleared from woodland.  Peak: 1.5m allotments, today only 330,000 left, with >90,000 people on waiting lists.  Fewer car parks & more…

October 20, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Agriculture In an uncertain world, food security is essential.  UK produced 80% of its own food 30 years ago.  Today it’s 60%.  Will be 50% in 10 years.  Farmland is 70% of UK land area. Good incentives help farmers, environment & rural communities flourish. Guessed the Word?     Series 10 (2/8)     [photo: alexandr podvalny]