Farming Minister calls for better support for mental health and a fairer supply chain
26th August 2023
For its latest community blog, A-Plan Rural Insurance is shining a spotlight on podcasters Becca & Lizzie who have have recently interviewed the minister of farming, food and fisheries, Mark Spencer, for their podcast. Mark Spencer has publicly shown his support for mental health in agriculture.
Bridging the gap between farm and the consumer is something that lots of farmers are trying to do in an effort to help more people understand the reality of what goes into producing their food, and hopefully alter public opinion on why supporting and buying British is so important.
As part of their work on social media to contribute to farmer’s efforts in showcasing British agriculture, A-Plan Rural Insurance have setup a rural community blog, where they invite farmers to give their experiences in the industry. Since starting the blog, A-Plan Rural have worked with a great variety of farmers from differing backgrounds and locations all over the UK.
In their latest blog, podcasters Becca & Lizzie interviewed the minister of farming, food and fisheries, Mark Spencer. Supported by the likes of YouTuber Olly Harrison (100k subscribers) and mental health ambassador Matt Styles, Becca and Lizzie were able to put some community-driven questions to Mark and offer a platform of communication between government and the farming community.
Read the full blog here.