Future of UK Farms // The Sunday Times magazine

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I photographed three farms around the UK – Michael & his son, George in Leicestershire, The Eveleigh Family in North Devon and Robert in Cumbria – for an article about the difficulties Britain’s small, family-run farms are facing, as a result of factors including funding cuts and competition from cheaper imports. The article also looked at the Government’s failure to provide funding and growth opportunities for these types of farms, despite the uncertainty of the nation’s food security becoming ever more present. 

The full article can be found here https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/small-farms-are-in-trouble-ignore-them-at-your-peril-5zkhsmwm3

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