“Why This Shepherd Loves Twitter” is an essay about seizing the opportunity to defend local traditions and values by cultivating an international audience on social media. Published in 2013 in The Atlantic. See also this 16-minute conference talk on a similar theme.
“An English Sheep Farmer’s View of Rural America” is an op-ed piece about what patterns of rural poverty and decay in America tells us about food and farming there and in other parts of the world. Published in 2017 in the NY Times.
In “The BBC is right to toughen up Countryfile” James Rebanks argues that people tend not to admit the role of death in food production. The Guardian, 2015.
A short Land Keepers account of the values entwined in the life there at Lacy Ghyll Farm, from 2013.