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Follow the Food

Episodes

Now on its second series, these documentaries examine where our food comes from and how this might change in the near future with new technologies and innovative ways of farming.

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  • Series Two

  • Series One

  • Food Chain Special

plants in polytunnel (Credit: BBC)
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Ep1
Farmers on the frontline
person holding sapling (Credit: BBC)
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Ep2
Seeds of life
farmer in vertical farm (Credit: BBC)
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Ep3
Growing new farmers
Farmer in paddy field (Credit: Getty Images)
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Ep4
It never rains, it pours
Carrots in soil (Credit: Getty Images)
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Ep5
The promised land
equipment for working the land
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Closing the gap
water splashing in a field
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Ep2
The water challenge
people gathering vegetables in a field
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Ep3
Generation Farmer
Hi-tech equipment
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Ep4
Hi-tech solutions
red sweet chillis
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Ep5
Wasting waste
people in a green market
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Ep6
Better food
legs of a farmer in a dusty field
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Ep7
Soil: The new gold rush
food systems in floors
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Ep8
Sustainable food systems
guy in the field with a box of grapes
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Ep1
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An in-depth multimedia series examining the biggest pressures on the world food system, from soil loss to malnutrition, and the solutions to help overcome them.

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Articles

Insights from farmers, researchers and industry experts who are working to bolster food security so the world can feed its growing population while also tackling the challenges it faces.