Small farm decline, insects for aquaculture, egg vending machine

A new report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England out today is predicting a bleak future for small farms of under fifty hectares. Caz Graham asks Graeme Willis from the CPRE why this matters.

A new EU law permits fish farmers to feed insect meal to their stocks alongside the more usual diet of fish meal, which could offer a more sustainable food source for the future. Howard Shannon reports.

The honesty box is a staple of farm gates across the countryside, but as one farmer in Norfolk found out the practice of leaving money for fruit, veg or eggs doesn't always live up to the theory.

With an increased focus on mental health, Mariclare Carey Jones has been to visit a care farm which offers vulnerable people a chance to experience farm life and switch off from the tribulations of modern life.

Presenter: Caz Graham
Producer: Toby Field.

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