Exchange by Chris Drury & Kay Syrad

The collaboration between the artist Chris Drury, the poet-novelist Kay Syrad and four Dorset farmers who were radically rethinking their approach to farming the land. A beautiful and authentic prose poem examining organic farming and the process of change. Published with the charity Cape Farewell.

Author: Kay Syrad

Artwork: Chris Drury 

Published September 2015


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Food is fundamental to life. The way we produce it is the most pressing issue of our times. In recent years, several family-run farms in the downlands of West Dorset have decided to radically change their approach to working the land. When the artist Chris Drury and poet-novelist Kay Syrad began collaborating with this group of farmers in the villages of Godmanstone and Sydling St Nicholas, they began to discover why these changes were being made and what they might mean for the local communities – and all of us – who depend on the farmed landscape for food.

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Weight380 g
Dimensions14 × 151 × 225 mm


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