Digging for victory: Britain’s food revolution

August 17, 2009

The U.K. has committed to a massive increase in domestic food production to feed growing populations, and intends to play a full part in meeting the U.N. target of raising food production by 70% by 2050. This new commitment to self-sufficiency raises questions from environmental groups, who fear that unsustainable rates of agricultural intensification will harm wildlife and deplete natural resources. Read the full story in The Independent.