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A south Yorkshire dairy farming family is pulling out all the stops to promote their Open Farm Sunday event this weekend – June 7 – and to entertain visitors. Eddie Andrew is an enthusiastic user of social media to drum up interest in the farm’s milk amongst consumers and retail outlets in Sheffield, which is on the doorstep of the farm at Dungworth. It’s promoted on Twitter and Facebook, and on the farm’s delivery vans, as #SuperfreshMilk ...





Social media scores in Open Farm Sunday promotion

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