Farming’s value to society – values and ethics, S P Carruthers, 2013.
Farming is valuable to society not only for its economic and environmental value, but because its satisfies people’s values. But measuring these is more difficult and they are, therefore, little understood or appreciated. This paper attempts to remedy this.
This paper is an extract from the 2013 Oxford Farm Conference research report, ‘Farming’s value to society’. The full report is available here.