Working the Land: The Bygone Age of Farming (DVD)


A film looking back on the history of farming when it was a leading field of employment before the introduction of supermarkets and farming on a battery scale.

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It is hard to remember or even imagine a time when our lives were inextricably linked to the seasons and the land. A time when farms dominated employment, communities and the way that we lived and fed ourselves.

This engaging film takes you back to a period in our history before supermarkets, chemicals, sophisticated machinery and farming on a battery scale.

This bygone world is brought to life with interviews from those that both ran and worked the farms in the early 20th century. They will be transport you back to a time that has gone forever.

Please note: Previously released as Working the Land – Farm life in East Anglia.

Featuring footage from the East Anglian Film Archive at the University of East Anglia.

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