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Discover the power of hydroponic farming with Antonio Paladino in the Somerset Levels in episode 5, season 13, of the Countryfile Magazine Plodcast

Antonio Paladino in the Countryfile Plodcast
Published: July 13th, 2022 at 9:38 am

Could hydroponics be the future of farming? Ex-chef Antonio Paladino welcomes Annabel Ross onto Bioaqua Farm, his smallholding in the Somerset Levels, where he farms trout and vegetables within a mutually supportive system that has very few costs, produces no pollution and creates delicious nutritious food. Is this a blueprint for more sustainable farming or an unattainable dream? Listen on for a fascinating adventure into food.

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Plus, the Annabel joins the Plodcast team to reveal some secrets from the day at Bioaqua Farm and the team discuss the big issue of: what's the best food to pack for a country walk.

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Authors

Fergus CollinsEditor, BBC Countryfile Magazine
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