Reviews

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Joan Bailey |
Thursday, 4th February 2016

Rebecca Thistlethwaite brings the same pleasant no-nonsense presentation to The New Livestock Farmer as she did to Farms with a Future, and with similar goals....

 
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Maddy Harland |
Friday, 22nd January 2016

I have always held a fascination for growing under glass since Eliot Coleman’s classic, Four Season Harvest. If we are to extend the growing season in cooler climes we...

 
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Tomas Remiarz |
Tuesday, 12th January 2016
I went to the Oxford Real Farming Conference for the first time last week. I can't believe it took me so long! Insights and highlights included:...
 
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David Watson |
Thursday, 7th January 2016

For most, Ben Law needs no introduction and his back catalogue of books have been read the world over. The latest addition comes in the form of ...

 
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Maddy Harland |
Saturday, 2nd January 2016

One of the big gaps in our permaculture literature is material about the urban landscape. Perhaps this is because cities are huge and we feel little control over how we live in them, yet...

 
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Joan Bailey |
Wednesday, 23rd December 2015

While there are a multitude of books on farming, few if any discuss medicinal herbs. Peg Shafer’s The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm (Chelsea Green, 2011) was one of the first to...

 
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Chris Bird |
Wednesday, 2nd December 2015

Today I want to talk about stories, film premieres and sparkly high heeled shoes. A few weeks ago we showed Naomi Kleins' film - This Changes Everything at the Totnes Film...

 
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Emma Postill |
Monday, 30th November 2015

Barbara Jones, one of the UK’s foremost straw bale builders and teachers, compiles her 20 years wealth of experience into the go-to guide for...