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Hardback:English Pastoral: An inheritance:2020 Hardback English Pastoral: An inheritance
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Author: Rebanks, James
Publication year: 2020
Language: English
Media Hardback
Classification: 630.92
Publisher: Allen Lane, 2020
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0241245729 9780241245729
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James Rebanks was taught by his grandfather to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient agricultural landscape: a patchwork of crops and meadows, of pastures grazed with livestock, and hedgerows teeming with wildlife. And yet, by the time James inherited the farm, that landscape had profoundly changed. The men and women had vanished from the fields; the old stone barns had crumbled; the skies had emptied of birds and their wind-blown song.English Pastoral is the story of an inheritance: one that affects us all. It tells of how rural landscapes around the world were brought close to collapse, and how the age-old rhythms of work, weather, community and wild things were lost. But this elegy from the northern fells is also a song of hope: of how, guided by the past, one farmer began to salvage a t
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Thoughtful look at monoculture, chemical farming vs regenerative soil health practices
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Paperback:English Pastoral, An inheritance:2021 Paperback
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