Support local farms

Supermarkets seem to have jumped at the chance to join our new ‘Town Team’. Yet instead of buying wholesome produce from Hailsham’s local farms, they want to sell us chickens fed with byproducts of biodiesel (see BBC report at

If supermarkets refuse to support our local producers, what are they doing on Hailsham’s town regeneration team? The wages they pay aren’t enough to pay anyone’s mortgages.

Ms L Grace, Hailsham