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Farmland that could grow 250,000 tonnes of vegetables a year lost to development, CPRE research shows

Farmland that could grow 250,000 tonnes of vegetables a year lost to development, CPRE research shows

Wednesday 20 July 2022

Two million fewer people can be fed their five a day from vegetables homegrown in England as prime farmland lost to development Food security concerns increase, with 60 per cent of England’s finest agricultural land at the highest risk of flooding from climate change Almost 300,000 homes have been built on prime farmland – with […] Read more >