A Year on Our Farm : How the Countryside Made Me

Escape into nature with Matt Baker’s fascinating journey through the natural year and family life on the farm’A delight’ Countryfile Magazine_______Matt Baker finds his calm on the farm. Surrounded by nature with his family, dogs, array of sheep, Mediterranean miniature donkeys and a whole host of wildlife in the farm’s ancient woodland, Matt shows us how the power and beauty of the countryside can bring joy to us all. Following the ever-changing seasons of the year, we see woodland animals emerge after a long winter of hibernation and lambs begin to gambol in April. We hear the dawn chorus in the height of summer and see the preparations unfold for the harsh and wild winter months. Peppered with hand drawn sketches, unforgettable moments from Matt’s TV career and stories of a landscape you’ll fall in love with – from its sun-soaked pastures to 6ft snow drifts – Matt reveals how the outdoors has made him who he is today.