I Once Had A Farm In Ireland

I Once Had A Farm In Ireland

I Once Had a Farm in Ireland

A wheelbarrow, a cable drum, gardening tools, and a pickaxe are unusual items on a wedding registry, but that's what Mac and Siggy, a German professional couple, needed in order fulfill their dream to start organic gardening, then emigrating to Ireland to seek a healthier and simpler life in an unspoiled country. It's the 80's, the height of the Cold War, and a time of rearmament and potential political disaster. When Chernobyl blows up in 1986, they are scared enough by its fall-out to opt out of their comfort zone and make fundamental changes to the lives of their young family. They give up their jobs, friends and home to buy a farm in Tipperary, all to raise their young family in an unpolluted environment. Although Siggy shares her husband's environmental convictions, she would prefer a warmer location like a vineyard in France or an olive farm in Italy. But in order to keep the family together, she gives this new challenging lifestyle a try. More than just fleeing the nuclear threats, they want to blaze a new path to a more self-sustaining and wholesome lifestyle. A period of intense learning and acquiring...

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