“Thank you to British Farmers” the full page message from the supermarket Morrisons proclaimed, recognising the sterling work done by farmers keeping food on the nation’s tables during the coronavirus crisis.
The full fallout from the pandemic won’t, of course, be known for months, if not years. What we do know now is the human cost in terms of deaths will be incalculable, even before the tragedy of lost jobs and bankrupt businesses is considered.
In this context, it’s hard to find any good news, but one silver lining of this whole terrible cloud is that farming could be permanently repositioned in the nations psyche.
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