Countryfile star given prominent farming award
27 Jan 2012
Celebrity farmer Adam Henson has been given the prestigious award of ‘Farming Personality of 2011’, sponsored by Firestone, for his services to the
The prize, presented in conjunction with Farm Business Magazine, was awarded to Adam at a ceremony at the House of Commons because of his passion for
farming and the work he has done to bridge the gap from 'farm to fork' - championing the Great British farmer to the country’s consumers.
Barry Coleman, Firestone’s product manager for northern Europe, who presented him with the award at the ceremony, said: “Adam has used his passion and
his public profile to fight for the country’s farmers and bring their hard work, long hours, and quality produce not only to the nation’s attention but
also to the supermarket shelves.
“Now, more than ever, British farming needs a champion to promote the top quality of the food it produces plus the work farmers do to protect and
enhance the countryside. Adam is that man and he thoroughly deserves this recognition.”
Source : www.national.co.uk
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