UK farm workers: how has the picking season been?

September 2, 2020

British farms feared they might not have enough workers to harvest fruit and vegetables this summer, as the ramifications of Brexit began to crystallise during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

© Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA 


Many farms employed seasonal workers from abroad, others took on more British workers than usual – particularly in Scotland.


The Guardian would like to hear from pickers on farms of all nationalities about what work has been like this summer.


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