A quiet revolution is being waged in Britain, as it is around the world. At stake is the future of the land, and the food it can produce, which we all depend on.

Two new books illustrate the dynamics of these changing relationships with the land.

For the first, Unlikely Heroes: The Story of an Agrarian Renaissance, documentary photog­rapher Walter Lewis spent the best part of a year travelling in England and Wales seeking out people who have chosen to produce food in an alternative way to modern intensive agricultural systems. For the second, Farm, the artist Kate Lynch spoke to farmers ...


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