“The Mistress of Stantons Farm” is novel by naturalist and nature writer Marcus Woodward. This charming tale offers the reader an authentic and informative insight into traditional rural life in England, interwoven with interesting facts and tips on how to better appreciate nature. Not to be missed by those with an the English countryside and nature in general. Contents include: “Here Comes Grandma!”, “Life at the Farm”, “Grandma goes to Church”, “Grandma Receives Company”, “Grandma, the Sorcerer”, “Grandma’s Herb Garden”, “Rural Worthies”, “Grandma Holds her Court”, “The Good Things of Sussex”, “A Tale of Wash-Tub”, “Baking Day”, “The Household Gods”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on homesteading.