The British farmers producing top quality food and taking on intensive farming – and veganism

By @LizzieRivs

 
Sam Bullingham and Katie Bray own Taw River Dairy in Devon, where calves stay with their mums until they are a few months old


Sam Bullingham and Katie Bray own Taw River Dairy in Devon, where calves stay with their mums until they are a few months old ( Matt Austin )
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Meet the new generation of farmers who are switching from commercial farming to Regenerative Agriculture. In this system meat and dairy is often a by-product of their efforts to save the planet…

“I can’t remember when I last had the day off. I work all the time and I’m exhausted.”

Ed Hooper sounds like any one of us. But you would never guess his solution to the problem – to defrost The General’s sperm, frozen in the 1970s.

The General was Hooper’s grandfather’s award-winning Hereford bull, which is now a rare breed.

Like many farmers, the family had since switched to faster growing breeds of cattle more suitable for supermarket appetit….

SOURCE: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/british-farmers-producing-top-quality-food-taking-intensive-farming-veganism-a8851606.html

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