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agriculture and subsistence

Land used for the production of food, either crops or livestock. 


A private allotment at the time of new planting. Storage and working sheds are visible in the background. In the foreground are vegetable beds for horseradish, spinach, garlic, sweetcorn and potatoes. At the back is a fruit cage and a hen house and coop. Photograph copyright: Geoff Arnott, 2009.