A small group of people harvesting autumn vegetables in the fields on a small family farm.© Mint Images/REX/Shutterstock
England is rapidly losing its network of small family farms, and the diversity in food and landscape they provide, say rural campaigners. A report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), called Uncertain Harvest, demonstrates that smaller farms are in decline. Overall, one-fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years, but the rate is fastest among the smallest farms. See also: Subsidies must be earned after Brexit, Gove tells farmers  Almost one-third of farms under 50ha […]
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