Lockdown Voices Number 10
Updated: Apr 25
What is the cost of cheap food?
This year I have started buying free-range eggs which are almost three times the price of eggs that come from caged hens but I think it is worth it.
Let's address the cruelty and bad practices when we can but I don't want to see a fruit supplier being boycotted and closing, immigrants flying during a pandemic, xenophobia or exploitation of workers.
These are hard jobs with long hours and poor pay and if you want food on your plate at dinnertime, remember your prayers,
Bless the hands that make the food.
It would be a sin to see good food go to waste and that plane might have just answered some prayers.
Today's Lockdown Voice looks at the cost of having to bring immigrants to Ireland during a pandemic and the possible xenophobic fears he could raise.
These comments were shared on Facebook and come from Dr Sharon Lambert's Twitter feed
I think they are worth a look.
Picture of strawberry fields by Marc Lautenbacher available on Wikipedia.org.