A Field of Wheat: Abby Rose’s Perspective

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Following on the previous post about A Field of Wheat we are pleased to highlight Abby Rose’s recent reflection on the project posted to Agricology.

At a local harvest festival, we bagged up the 100kg of flour we had managed to get milled for our own use, and we had every single thing that was added on farm written in the ingredients list on the pack – fungicides, pesticides, fertilizers and all. The visitors and guests who came along were shocked, and so was I really. This was a powerful way to experience directly the realities of producing food, I had shared the risks with the farmer and I had made some decisions that really surprised me. What’s more, Peter saw that he only needed to apply 1/5th the amount of nitrogen and could still get a high quality crop.

Read the rest of the blog here.

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One Response to “A Field of Wheat: Abby Rose’s Perspective”

  1. Environment in Review // Volume 1, Issue 4 | SocieCity Says:

    […] The group will exhibit “A Field of Wheat” at Bridport Art Centre from 22 April – 3 June. EcoArtScotland reports that a spinoff of the project called #OurField starts this year as well, seeking to “re-invent […]

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