Caroline Stocks is a freelance journalist specialising in the environment, food, agriculture and rural issues.
Originally from Nottingham, she graduated from the University of Sheffield with degrees in Journalism and Political Communication before moving to London, where she worked as a business reporter for property and commodity publications.
She developed an interest in agriculture after becoming a financial journalist on leading business-to-business title Farmers Weekly, where she later became deputy news editor, specialising in environmental and agricultural politics.
In 2010 she was awarded a Nuffield Farming Scholarship and travelled to India, Australia, the United States and Canada, reporting on international farming issues and investigating agricultural communications.
On her return to the UK she became a freelance multimedia journalist and now regularly works for titles including Farmers Weekly, The Grocer and Farm Business.
Her articles have also appeared in national newspapers including The Times and The Telegraph and she has provided agricultural consultancy and punditry for television and radio programmes, including the BBC’s Farming Today and 5Live and ABC’s Country Hour.
The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Grocer, Farmers Weekly, Farmers Guardian, Farm Business, British Farmer and Grower, The Land: Australia, Ground Cover: Australia, Property Week, Building, Computer Weekly, Chemist and Druggist, Nottingham Evening Post, Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo.