How 'hipster milk' helped save the family farm
He’s one of a small but growing number of UK farmers refusing to be defeated by the dairy crisis. A global dairy glut, supermarket price wars, plummeting prices and a volatile milk market have seen thousands of farmers switch off their milking machines for good – numbers have plunged by more than 30 per cent over the past decade. But those, like Towers, who are willing and able to take a gamble, are now milking it by not following the herd.
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