Meadows: The Swedish Farmer & the Scottosh Cook AUTHOR SIGNED

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AUTHOR SIGNED by Bosse Dahlgren and Wendy Barrie

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“Within the covers of this accessible and beautifully illustrated work lies a wealth of knowledge and experience around food production and cooking gained over two working life times. Definitely an enviable source of inspiration and wisdom, one that quietly takes the reader on a journey to think about what they eat, where it comes from and how best to cook it. Ultimately helping people to improve their personal relationship with food and the land not only for their own wellbeing but that of the nation and planet as a whole.” David Mitchell, Deputy Chair, National Trust for Scotland

Our book explores ethical foods, biodiversity, growing, conservation, food culture & sustainable farming with nature…”Bosse is recognised as a leading expert on rare breed genebanks in Sweden. Wendy is an experienced cook and founder of the award-winning Scottish Food Guide. Together they set out to write a book to illustrate how we can learn from the past to ensure a conservational future for farming and healthy food production.”

This 424 page fully illustrated hardback – including recipes – is the result of years of research and practical experience, highlighting serious issues seasoned with light-hearted anecdotes from farming life to inform and entertain. This book combines Bosse’s first hand knowhow of nature friendly farming practices, supplying chefs and restoring landscapes, alongside Wendy’s collaborations with artisan food producers, chefs, restaurants, festivals and food tourism. Their book, like many of the heritage foods therein, is truly a rare breed. Once you buy it you can never put it down. It is only available online & through the independent family businesses listed below…

Published in 2022, printed in Scotland, available from … Auchentullich Farm Shop (Loch Lomond), Craigie’s Farm Shop (Edinburgh), Errichel (Aberfeldy), Galloway Lodge Preserves (Gatehouse of Fleet), Ardross (Elie), The Shop @ Ballintaggart (Aberfeldy), The Old Mill Shop (Killearn), Hardiesmill (Berwickshire), Boyndie Trust, The Old School Visitor Centre (Banffshire), Scotland The Bread Stall @ Bowhouse Market (Fife), Loch Arthur Community (Beeswing D&G), Errington Cheese Co (Lanarkshire) & Cosagach at Harbour Studio (Aberdour).

On Orkney Isles from Sheila Fleet Kirk Gallery & Café, The Stromness Bookshop & The Orcadian Bookshop in Kirkwall.

On Shetland from The Shetland Times Bookshop & Uradale Yarns

The perfect read encompassing…

Slow Food movement
Farmers, smallholders & gardeners
Food Culture with recipes
“This book by Swedish farmer Bosse Dahlgren and Scottish cook Wendy Barrie is a love letter to treading more lightly on the planet, but doing so with the table at the heart. Moving between topics such as self-sufficiency, biodiversity and the culture of food, this beautiful book is filled with personal anecdotes and treasured recipes.”

“The book is absolutely beautiful, so full of wonderful images, knowledge, interest, wisdom and a love for the land and good food.”

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