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To Read or to Garden Is Not the Right Question

With deference to  all my dairy farming friends who have already finished milking by the time I get up in the morning, on most days I drink my first cup of coffee at 5:00 a.m.   701 more words


A Legacy of Loving the Land

“In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return” (Genesis 3:19, King James Version). 1,023 more words


Wendell Berry

In our increasingly ecologically-aware age, more and more people are asking themselves How can we live well, and sustainably, on this planet in the long haul? 473 more words

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The Next Generation of Small-Scale Farmers

My love of small-scale farming revived in me when I was still in my thirties.  As much as I enjoy and am energized by hands-on farm work, I have discovered that I can do the most good for small-scale farmers by working full time as a pastor with churches to create local markets where small-scale farmers sell what they grow.   922 more words


The Land Remained

Under Destiny’s spurs with no promise of gain
They ventured further than any of their race.
Drove back elder creatures from the valleys and plains; 425 more words