Finding resilience post-coronavirus: How our food and farming systems need to change

Caroline Stocks
May 4, 2020 · 5 min read

From dairy farmers tipping away millions of litres of milk to crops going unpicked thanks to staff shortages, there have been few — if any — UK farm businesses who haven’t been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

For an industry that has already been dealing with uncertainty caused by Brexit, climate change and global market volatility, the challenges caused by COVID-19 are yet another reminder of how fragile our food systems can be.