On Your Farm - 20/01/2013
Series that gets to the heart of country life. Caz Graham looks at how the monks of Ampleforth Abbey are adapting to 21st-century farming.
There has been a long tradition of monks farming monastery land, but this this self sufficient tradition is dwindling. On your Farm goes to Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire to find out how its Benedictine order is adapting to farming in the 21st century.Caz Graham crunches around a snowy orchard to find out how the Abbey is expanding its cider business and learns how their woodland is being used for sustainable fuel.Presenter Caz Graham. Producer Ruth Sanderson.