A Quote from Wendell Berry

A Warning To My Readers Do not think me gentle because I speak in praise of gentleness, or elegant because I honor the grace that keeps this world. I am a man crude as any, gross of speech, intolerant, stubborn, angry, full of fits and furies. That I may have spoken well at times, is …

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Autumn Leaves – 2020

Once again it is the season for those who both love the planet and hate it to join forces and rid their lawns of fallen leaves. Many will send their efforts to the landfill. You will be able to tell the ones who really care by the large brown paper bags they use to do …

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Joel Salatin: Thoughts on Changing Course

Writer, lecturer, and farmer Joel Salatin has been a hero of mine for many years, as both mentor and inspiration. He calls himself a “Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer.” I can really get behind that. I own a number of his books. This was a post to Joel’s blog on 17 Aug 2020 (3 …

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Regreening the Desert with John D. Liu

Masanobu Fukuoka wrote an engaging and thoughtful book about this as well, Sowing Seeds in the Desert. I did not hear Liu specifically speak of Fukuoka, but I assume that he was influenced by his work. This is a subject very close to my heart. Regreening the desert with John D. Liu | VPRO Documentary …

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