Fruit and Veg

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Episode 2 of 4

Duration: 1 hour

A look at the changes in the way fruit and veg was grown, picked and sold, told through three of the staples in the British landscape - apples, strawberries and tomatoes.

Home movies and archive footage reveal the extent of the revolution in how the fruit was picked and the impact supermarkets had on the fortunes of the small and medium-sized growers.

  • Clip: The Horticultural Revolution

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    A look at how home movies shot by Britain's farmers provide a unique insight into the horticultural revolution.


Alex Parkinson
Alex Parkinson


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