Author: Vicki Hird

Vicki is head of farming at Sustain but writes in a private capacity for Yorkshire Bylines. She has been working on environment, food, justice and farming issues for over 30 years. Alongside this, she writes books and runs an independent consultancy on campaign strategy and research Follow her @vickihird

Brexit 100

The good the bad and the ugly: Brexit, farming and food

Vicki Hird
Brexit Farming Food

Breaking with the EU has already been hard, but if we start to really diverge in food standards – such as on gene editing, pesticides or antibiotic use – our farmers and food manufacturers are likely to find our biggest, closest and most amenable marketplace quickly closing its doors