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Investigating every aspect of the food we eat


FoodProg: 03 Feb 13 Food on a Pension

February 15th, 2013

Episode 260 of 622 episodes

Sheila Dillon investigates the food lives of people surviving on the basic state pension. To fully understand the experience of living on a small income and feeling the limitations of older age, food writer Andrew Webb volunteered to spend a week living as his 80 year old self. With an ageing population, an increase in food prices and cuts to local council services, The Food Programme investigates what our food future might look, feel and taste like.

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