For a good stretch of the last 20 years, I’ve tried as best I can to be a small-scale farmer. The results have varied from the worthwhile to the hapless, always constrained by a world geared to treating the efforts of farmers in general, and small-scale farmers in particular, with indifference at best. But my […]
Chris Smaje works a small mixed farm in Somerset, England, and blogs at smallfarmfuture.org.uk. He’s written on environmental and agricultural issues for publications like The Land, Permaculture Magazine, and Dark Mountain, and in academic journals. Trained in anthropology and social science, he previously worked at the Universities of Surrey and London.