In a new short film looking at Covid-19 and food, Wicked Leeks meets Devon-based organisation Food in Community to hear how food banks are continuing to deliver fresh produce to those in need despite public donations dwindling, and why there is more need than ever.
Wicked Leeks: Coronavirus Special
Wicked Leeks issue 3 is out now, covering the impact of coronavirus on food, farming and changing habits, plus opinions, interviews and the best seasonal recipes.Read now
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Building Britain's 'Land Army'
What do British workers really think of farm work? And will European labour always be needed to help pick our produce? Wicked Leeks finds out.Watch now
Bake a celeriac or turn kale into pesto: Veg Hacks unlock the mystery of vegetables.Explore
Getting into a pickle
Fermenting and pickling are the perfect ways to preserve the last of this year's harvest - read our chef's tips for fermented green tomatoes, chutneys and more.Read more
Rural racism: A closed door
With issues of racism and race inequality being discussed like never before, David Jesudason hears why agriculture is still a closed shop for people of colour.
By David Jesudason - 18th June 2020
- News from the farm
Unconscious bias in the field and the board room
Our co-owner council discussed the issue last week: reading the notes, I was struck by the depth, nuance and humility.
By Guy Singh-Watson - 17th June 2020
Marcus Rashford wins school meal U-turn
Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford has helped force a government U-turn on providing free school meals over summer after vocal campaign on social media.
By Nina Pullman - 16th June 2020