A Year in the Country – Life and Food in Rural Malta by Matty Cremona

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The most remarkable aspect of Maltese agriculture is that it happens at all. The islands are arid, soil cover is sparse, the winds are fierce and the rare storms ferocious, the heat in the full summer sun reaches the high 40s, precipitation is low, and natural water sources are few

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Pre-owned. Yet from these unpromising circumstances, a wealth of fruit, vegetables, grains and pulses has been drawn on a regular basis, year after year, even in the years before the efficiency of agricultural machinery and the aids that make farm labour so much easier than the back-breaking feat of endurance that it used to be. Softcover. Published by Proximus Publishing 2004. Weight 754g

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Weight 0.754 kg