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Matt Chittock is a journalist and copywriter fascinated by sustainable business and ethical approaches to food and drink. He's written for the Guardian, Metro and more. Find him at @MattCWrites.
As Brits are being urged to apply for farm work picking fruit and veg, Matt Chittock takes a longer-term look at the UK's complex history and relationship with jobs on the land.
Issue 12: Fairness and five years.
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