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Who’d be a British Farmer?

If you read Robert Colvile’s piece in the Sunday Times last weekend, “Free trade is the key to Britain’s success. We can’t let our farmers and fishermen hold us back” (Sunday, 14 June 2020), you might be forgiven for thinking that our farmers and fisherman are evil dinosaurs, striving...

The Robot Workers Picking for Britain

If you looked at my kitchen table right now, you’d probably be horrified at the mess; row upon row of seed trays sitting inside sweaty-looking, clear sandwich bags or covered by an upturned Tupperware that I’ve co-opted to be my makeshift propagators; one or two brave but solitary seedlings...