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Provenance and pleasure, history and health - Radio 4's weekly look at food. Making sense of food, from the kitchen and canteen, to the farm and factory. We place food in its historical and cultural context; call to account policy makers and industry decision makers; and celebrate the sheer pleasure of good food.

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Title: Child Food Poverty: What next after the Government's U-turn on Free School Meals?

Child Food Poverty: What next after the Government's U-turn on Free School Meals?

July 12th, 2020

Last month, footballer Marcus Rashford wrote an open letter to MPs calling for them to continue funding free schools meals during the summer holidays.… Go to Episode

Is it harder to make it in the food industry if you’re black?

July 5th, 2020

The Black Farmer thinks this is another #MeToo moment in world history following the death of George Floyd and the protests and discussions about racism… Go to Episode

Rethink: The Food Dimension.

June 28th, 2020

As part of the BBC's Rethink series Dan Saladino asks how we can create a better food future for all in a post-Covid world. Among a cast of experts and… Go to Episode

Why The Corner Shop Has Come Into Its Own

June 21st, 2020

Remember March? Before the UK lockdown. Remember desolate supermarket shelves? Toilet rolls, eggs, flour nowhere to be found? Where did you turn? Chances… Go to Episode