Farmers take over town centre in bid to reverse retail demise
Farming Monthly National|September 2020
Farmers take over town centre in bid to reverse retail demise
Recently, in the former BHS store in Banbury, close to where the M&S and many other retailers have recently shut down, and despite Covid restrictions, UK farmers opened up a brand new butchers; a fishmongers; a deli; a farm shop; a bakery; a cheese counter; an off-license; three take-aways; a restaurant and a large bar.

They have created some 60 full and part-time jobs and hope to drive a radical change in how food and drink is retailed and served.

Called Happerley England, a project supported by BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, it marks the launch of England's very first national centre of food and drink provenance in an interactive mixed retail, street food and entertainment environment.

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September 2020