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A farm for the future

A couple of weeks ago the BBC showed an intriguing documentary called A Farm for the Future. It dealt with peak oil and the challenge to agriculture, and explored the permaculture movement as a possible answer. It’s an honest and inspiring film, and well worth an hour of your time. You can catch it , or watch below:

If you’ve watched it and want to know more about permaculture, peak oil, or sustainable farming, here are some of the people Rebecca Hosking meets along the way:

  • Permaculture expert
  • of the Post-Carbon Institute, who is interviewed remotely
  • Peak oil expert , who she meets in person
  • Charlotte and Ben Hollins of , the ones with the grass
  • , who run the permaculture small-holding
  • Martin Crawford, the pioneer

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