Veganuary is in full swing and the focus on the agricultural industry is tougher than ever. We hear so many conflicting stories about what we should and shouldn’t be eating. But with the supposed claim that the meat and dairy industry is ruining the environment, should we cut it out all together?
The bright, rusty red roofs creak and crack as a moody November wind jostles along the waves formed in the ancient tin. Their walls like shortbread, dry and crumbling, slowly being ebbed away by the abrasive elements on this exposed Devon hill. Most wouldn’t give this small, depressed huddle of obsolete farm buildings […]
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Last year Emma Robinson bought Hill Farm and despite being in a bad way structurally, she has big plans for this quaint cluster of old farm buildings. She hopes to put a steel frame inside the main barn which will hold the crumbling walls upright and make this ancient building safe.
There is nothing which offers such an interesting yet chilling thrill like exploring a dilapidated, redundant farm. With the decline of the British farming industry in recent times more and more farms are going to the wall, but the often quirky and ancient structures remain long after the life and soul of the farm has died.