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Maybe the lack of KFC chicken and McDonald’s milkshakes has focused minds in Government, but it seems the reality of staff shortages within the processing and supply sectors, as well as a lack of HGV drivers, have sparked serious concern.
With a successful TV and radio career under his belt, George Lamb has now turned his attention to GROW, a community project which looks at connecting children to nature and food production. Emily Ashworth finds out more.
Tabitha Salisbury is an Education and Public Engagement Programme Coordinator at LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming). Growing up on a tenant farm in the South West, Tabitha went on to study Agriculture at the Royal Agricultural University. She is currently based in Morpeth, Northumberland.
Molly Biddell is part of the Savills Rural Research team, specialising in agri-environmental policy, natural capital and net zero. She has recently been appointed as an ambassador for LEAF Open Farm Sunday. Her family run a diversified farming business in the west of Surrey, and she continues to muck in whenever she can.
Alana Black has a Bachelor of Communication – Public Relations and in 2018 was announced as an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Trailblazer for her work on communication and succession planning in family farming businesses. Alana, who now lives in Aberdeenshire is a freelance agricultural communicator and a Rural Youth Project vlogger.
By the time you read this, we should all be emerging out of lockdown 2.0. Like all sequels, it was delayed in its release, had budget concerns and was not well received by the populace. Still, let’s be honest, it wasn’t as bad as Rocky V, was it?