John Seymour, the acknowledged founding father of the self-sufficiency movement, was an active campaigner for the countryside and the environment. Students come from around the world to learn about his lifestyle & philosophies at the centre he established in Ireland. He died in 2004.
This has been my bible for not failing in farming. It teaches you everything from how to keep chickens to making wine. -- Alex James (Edited by Caroline Jowett) * The Daily Express *