A lottery winner has given out thousands of potatoes from her farm to help deal with food shortages caused by coronavirus panic-buying, the BBC reports. Susan Herdman, 51, hand-picked the vegetables before giving them free of charge to people in North Yorkshire.
She delivered spuds to self-isolating families and a home for disabled children in Boroughbridge. Ms Herdman took action after hearing about people stockpiling food, leading to empty shelves at supermarkets.
She said: “To me, it’s not a big thing, we’re just giving away potatoes. “I don’t understand selfish people, I’ve been a giver all my life. Hopefully it proves that farmers aren’t that tight.“
Ms Herdman ran a hair salon before winning