'So many people want a piece of this land, and so many people love it.
Working together is the ideal.
It's a challenge, but we need to
if the land and the way of life
are to survive.'
One word keeps cropping up - BALANCE.
To get an idea of the wider context, beyond the farm wall, we have met people from organisations that have a stake in the land, or campaign for those who use, access and work on the land. As we upload our interview, we underline the names in the list below: follow the links for more information about how individuals, and official organisations, relate to the land and how they support hillfarming.
The Farmer Network - Paul Harper
Federation of Cumbria Commoners - Viv Lewis
Foundation for Common Land, Julia Aglionby
Herdwick Sheep Breeders Association - Amanda Carson
MP for Penrith & the Border, Rory Stewart
MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, Tim Farron
Natural England, Simon Humphries
National Trust, Neil Johnson
Lake District National Park, CEO Richard Leafe
RSPB, Bill Kenmir
Unitied Utilities, John Gorst
ADAS - James Towers and Nigel Critchley
Prince's Countryside Fund - Veronica Waller
Woodland Trust - Pete Leeson