2 Jul 2010

The Bountiful Benefields

From Country Life, 9:21 pm on 2 July 2010

Gerald and Catherine Benefield's orchard is on land that's been in the family for one hundred years. The beurre clairgeau pear they grow can be traced back to the early 1800's and the Benefield name to the Doomesday Book of 1085. It means 'dweller by the bean field' so horticulture must be in the blood.

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