Don’t Miss This Book

By Jason Peters for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2017/01/dont-miss-this-book/

Front Porcher Rob Grano has a lovely little review of John Lewis-Stempel’s The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland. It’s over at The University Bookman.

Here’s a taste:

“Really: I just want the birds back.” So concludes the brief preface/apologia of writer-farmer John Lewis-Stempel’s wonderful new book The Running Hare, in which he describes his one-year effort to sow a four-acre field in wheat and to farm it the “old-fashioned way,” in hopes of drawing back to the land some of the flora and fauna that have gone missing from English fields under the regime of industrial agriculture.

Check it out here.

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