UK: Prince of Wales backs local sourcing campaign aimed at supermarkets
A campaign to persuade supermarkets to stock local produce has received high profile backing from the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles has consistently shown interest in agricultural and environmental issues, running an organic farm at his Highgrove estate and criticising GM crop development. His backing of the new report echoes a rural action plan he unveiled earlier this year in a bid to boost the fortunes of market towns and the countryside in the aftermath of the foot and mouth crisis.
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