Jan 252013
 
28 January 2013 - Beyond the Farm

Milk beyond the farm – Shows that the safety of this important foodstuff starts with storage on the farm and then shows how it is treated to keep it safe to consume and then how it is packed into the cartons of liquid milk you buy as a consumer.
Potatoes beyond the farm – This shows how the surplus of harvest is stored and gradually used to keep the shops of Britain supplied year round – without the need for ‘fresh’ imports of potatoes from abroad as some shops would have you believe. It also shows how one of our favourite potato products is made – Crisps!
Water Water everywhere – We had intended to revisit our wood, but like everywhere else it is very wet or even flooded. So instead we look at the effects of the floods on farming and the countryside and also look at why water is so important to farming and food production.

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