Farmer Harvests His Crops Using Miniature TRAIN

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Karl Avison, 54, has put farming back on track by revving-up his electric train around a 600m trail around his farm. As well as the machinery helping Karl collect vegetables and fruit from fields – it also allows visitors to the site to climb aboard and pick out their own food.

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The food goes on sale at Cedarbarn Farmshop near Pickering, North Yorks.,, and is also used to make dishes for its restaurant. Mr Avison, who has been a farmer since he can remember, said: “It was just an idea I had, it’s different and the youngsters who come and see it really do love it.

Mr Avison, who has been a farmer since he can remember, said: “It was just an idea I had, it’s different and the youngsters who come and see it really do love it.

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“We have a self-pick system because we found that sometimes the public is too lazy to go picking themselves, so we made this train to go further into the farm.The train – named ‘The Flying Yorkshireman’ – gets the asparagus back to the farm to be sized and graded.

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