Could hydroponics be the future of farming? Ex-chef Antonio Paladino welcomes Annabel Ross onto Bioaqua Farm, his smallholding in the Somerset Levels, where he farms trout and vegetables within a mutually supportive system that has very few costs, produces no pollution and creates delicious, nutritious food. Is this a blueprint for more sustainable farming or an unattainable dream? Listen on for a fascinating adventure into food.

Plus, Annabel joins the Plodcast team to reveal some secrets from the day at Bioaqua Farm, and the team discusses the big issue of what the best food to pack for a country walk is.

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