Wartime Farm , Series 1 : Episode 6

Wartime Farm

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Episode 6: This week the team tackle the conditions faced by British farmers in 1943, when things were so bad, the government feared a crisis. Renewed shortages of animal feed mean Alex and Peter resort to producing a hay crop from grass in the churchyard. Ruth enlists eager children to collect herbs that were desperately needed by the pharmaceutical industry to make medicines during the war.