Public get behind British farming at The Big Feastival

The NFU took its flagship Back British Farming campaign to The Big Feastival on August Bank Holiday weekend, where hundreds of the public pledged their support for British farming.

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Hundreds of families joined in the celebration of British produce at The Big Feastival, which took place at Alex James' Farm in the Cotswolds.

Members of the public enjoyed samples of British produce, including Mrs Middleton’s cold-pressed rapeseed oil, Wyke Farm’s award-winning cheddar cheese, and a popular Cox’s apple juice from King’s Orchard.

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Five hundred members of the public, including Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, pledged their support for the NFU's Back British Farming campaign by hanging an apple on the Back British Farming pledge tree. Over 2,500 children enjoyed the interactive games in the NFU Discovery Barn, including the ever popular Annabelle the milking cow.

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James Peace - 20/08/2018 09:13:19

I want to see all supermarkets using paper bags at their checkout, as the Aussies and Americans have been doing for decades, ban plastic bags completely, as they would not be needed.

Dennis Lear - 19/08/2018 19:21:42

Back British Farming, who wouldn't? British Farming is Britain, where we came from and where we need to be going it's that simple.

jackie pritchard - 19/08/2018 17:38:43

I'd like to go because it's relatively local and has more interest than just a music festival

Anne - 19/08/2018 17:36:56

Just spent afternoon foraging for blackberries and elderberries so would love to get some ideas on how to use them

CHRISTINE TURNILL - 19/08/2018 15:49:44

I want to attend Big Feastival as I enjoy talking to the to local food producers and sampling their producs. Love live the music as well.

Clare Ashcroft - 19/08/2018 14:08:48

We are an arable farming family of five,ranging from 16months to 46years. We grow British flowers, potatoes, cereals, cabbage and other seasonal seasonal greens. We would love to win these tickets in order to soak up and thoroughly enjoy all the British food and music industry has to offer.

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