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What's in this month's issue

What's in this month's issue

Countryside magazine – our May issue

Food for thought: Why we should speak up for farming’s future

Flower power: How one farmer is making a difference for the birds and pollinators on his farm

Eat it: Meet the salad growers and try three delicious recipes

Test it: Lawnmowers are put through their paces

Wildlife and adventure issue:

Feisty, fearless and feathered: Meet the charmingly grumpy little owls

Go wild in the Lakes: Lorna Maybery goes in search of adventure in the Lake District

The art of survival: British explorer Megan Hine reveals her adventure secrets

Gardening on the wild side: Tips on creating the perfect wildlife-friendly garden

On the cover:

We look at how food and farming fills the nation’s larder and why we should be proud of bountiful Britain and the farmers and growers who produce our food.