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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is widely known as a writer, broadcaster and campaigner for his uncompromising commitment to real food and honest home cooking. His series for Channel 4 – including Hugh’s Chicken Run and the River Cottage programmes – have earned Hugh a huge popular following. His weekly column in the Guardian celebrates the very best of seasonal British produce, and his latest campaigns and comments can be found on his website http://www.rivercottage.net. Hugh’s books in the River Cottage series have scooped all the top food writing awards, including the Glenfiddich Trophy and the Guild of Food Writers’ Michael Smith Award, and The River Cottage Meat Book won the André Simon Food Book of the Year Award in 2004 as well as claiming two trophies at the James Beard Foundation Awards in 2008. He is Patron of the National Farmers’ Retail and Markets Association, and his campaigning zeal is currently focused on improving quality and welfare in the production of British meat. Hugh lives in Dorset with Marie and their three children.
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