rhubarbHey this is a good idea: “Britain must produce more of its own food to help prevent a rapidly rising world population going hungry, Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has said.

Mr Benn said the country had “taken food for granted” for too long and said urgent action was needed by farmers, scientists and consumers to avert a future crisis. Read more here.

The Government is publishing a detailed strategy which is expected to commit the UK to play its part in a UN target to boost production by 70 per cent by 2050.

Mr Benn is urging consumers to be more aware of the environmental impact of where their food came from, eat seasonal produce and be prepared to try less familiar, British-grown, fruit and vegetables.” See video here.