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Agro-pastoralism

Agro-pastoralism - the necessary link between economy and environment

The Caussenard landscape has been shaped since long ago by the dominant presence of agro-pastoralism based on the rearing of sheep, whose supremacy was recognised with the recognition of the AOC Roquefort. The shepherd, creator of the architectural heritage of the landscape, is the emblematic character.

Troupeau de brebis

The concerns of sheep farmers today are not very different from those of yesterday - to be alert to the condition of the herd and its grazing land. As sheep graze they prevent overgrowth and preserve the steppe grassland habitat of the flora and fauna typical of the region.

Come and meet the men who have made the land what it is, discover their produce and share their passions.

 

Article "Terre Sauvage", Age of the Lamb