“ Since the dawn of time plants have given us
the air we breathe.
Must they vanish for us to remember that? ”
Francis Hallé, ONCE UPON A FOREST, 2013
I have recently moved to North East France, my home region. Around here, most fields at this time of the year are filled by wheat, barley, rye or oats, making wonderful golden tinted pictures in the sun. But in some fields cereals are all that can be seen. Not a single weed in sight, not the…