Who Feeds Us?

Earlier this year, Farming the Future ran a Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund and one of the successful applicants was the podcast Farmerma ...

Following its award-winning 2019 investigative series on the UK grain system, Cereal, we are excited to announce the launch of Farmerama Radio’s new in-depth series, Who Feeds Us?, airing on Sunday the 11th of October.

The series is set against the backdrop of COVID-19—a crisis which exposed a food system failing to serve its most basic purpose: to nourish all citizens of society. As supermarket shelves were left empty and the hospitality industry shut down overnight, many people turned to farms and local CSA schemes to buy food. Many small scale food producers stepped up to feed their communities in new ways.  

Who Feeds Us? is a chorus from the people who feed us - the people across the UK on the land and seas, on allotments and city roofs. From people of many different ages and beliefs, from different backgrounds, regions, classes, come the songs of farmers, growers, community leaders, healers, chefs, beekeepers, fishers.