From 2005-2013 the BBC showed a series of year-long demonstrations of 'experimental archaeology' by re-creating a year in the life of a farm at various points in history from 1500 (Tudor Farm) to 1939-45 (Wartime Farm - which I have not yet seen).
These constitute one of the very best documentary series I have seen; both extremely informative and very enjoyable; and with a likeable and well-informed 'cast' including Ruth Goodman (historian, practical expert at household tasks) and Peter Ginn (archaeologist).
I have been interested in historical agriculture since my middle teens - when I was hoping that the modern world would soon be returning to something like either the Medieval or the 18th century system of farming, as the basis of a restored rural civilization (along the lines of The Shire). Yet every episode taught me plenty that was new.
The Tudor Monastery Farm also has the additional joy of integrating the account of farming and household practicalities with the Christian year around 1500 - in the reign of Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch; and the last King of 'Merry England' with its integrated and pervasive Catholic national life.
The presenters pretend to be tenant farmers of a monastery - and continually emphasize the way that the farming year was interwoven with the church calendar; with its many fasts and feast days, and community celebrations. Inter alia they stage a village fair, a market day, harvest festival, processions, singing and dances, and a Mystery Play.
At one point they parade into a delightful church that has been decorated in the colourful style of 1500: