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One election, two farmers

Four years ago some of the biggest electoral shifts in the US were seen in the north-central...

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The Pig Problem

A deadly and highly contagious disease is spreading across Europe's pig farms. African Swine...

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Jeremiah Tower : My Life in Five Dishes

He's an enigmatic chef and one of the most controversial and pioneering figures in modern...

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High Stakes Cakes

What drives people to stake their livelihood on sponge? Three cake makers discuss the pressure...

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How to feed the Falklands

How does a tiny community living on a series of rugged, windswept islands in the south west...

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Antonio Carluccio: My life in five dishes

Antonio Carluccio describes his most memorable dishes in his last ever interview. The cook,...

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Barry Farrimond, who plays Ed Grundy, on Dartmoor BBC Radio 4
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Barry Farrimond, who plays Ed Grundy, on Dartmoor

Barry Farrimond, who plays Ed Grundy in The Archers, takes Clare Balding for an adventurous hike...

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How does food make a president?

Presidential campaigns are all about connecting with voters, and Donald Trump and Joe Biden have...

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The power of food emojis

Do you give food emojis much thought? If not, perhaps you should. Emily Thomas hears how these...

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What's the appetite for gene edited food?

Gene editing could revolutionise agriculture, with some scientists promising healthier and more...

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Do we need to talk about ‘ultra-processed food’?

The Food Chain delves into the world of ‘Ultra-Processed Food’ - a term coined in...

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Inside the mind of a kitchen gadget

Meet the unsung heroes of your kitchen drawers. When you hold a vegetable peeler or potato...

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The endurance diet

When you’re competing in a round-the-world race and you have to take all your food with...

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The Turquoise Sea and White Sands of Ardnamurchan BBC Radio 4
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The Turquoise Sea and White Sands of Ardnamurchan

Clare explores a remote and beautiful stretch of coastline between Portuairk and Sanna Bay on the...

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Slippy Rocks and Otter Spotting on the Island of Mull BBC Radio 4
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Slippy Rocks and Otter Spotting on the Island of Mull

Clare takes on a challenging coastal route from Lochbuie to Carsaig on the island of Mull. Her...

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Antonio Carluccio: My Life in Five Dishes

Antonio Carluccio describes his most memorable dishes in his last ever interview. The cook,...

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Feminist fairytales with Jessie Burton and Kiran Millwood Hargrave – books podcast

We travel to a faraway land, where brave writers fight deadly stereotypes and discover inspiring...

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Joyful Highlights Part 6: Extreme Walking BBC Radio 4
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Joyful Highlights Part 6: Extreme Walking

Clare Balding digs into the archives to find the most dramatic weather conditions she's recorded...

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Facing fat hatred

Does it feel uncomfortable calling someone fat because we think there is something wrong with...

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Should the US abandon tipping?

President Biden has pledged to scrap the \'tipped wage\' in the US - a salary system where diners...

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