Paperback Land of plenty : a journey through the fields & foods of modern Britain / Charlie Pye-Smith.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Elliott and Thompson Limited,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781783963805 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2017.
Golden fields, ripening apples, lowing cattle: our idea of the landscape has been shaped by agriculture, as has the land itself. But in a fast-changing world, how does the great British countryside continue to provide the food we eat? Most people living in Britain today must go back several generations before they find an ancestor who worked on the land. How much do we really know about those who are supplying us with the most essential things in life: our daily bread and butter, meat and fish, fruit and vegetables? In this book, Charlie Pye-Smith travels the length and breadth of these isles to explore the little-understood world of British agriculture.
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xviii, 253 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm