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No Going Back

This week we’d like to wish Wendell Berry a wonderful 84th birthday. We’ve only just discovered this gem of a poem, graphic courtesy of The Berry Center.

Forty Years On, Wendell Berry’s “Culture of Agriculture” May Be More Important Than Ever

Forty years ago this month, Kentucky writer and farmer Wendell Berry traveled to Washington to address the “Agriculture for a Small Planet” symposium in Spokane. Invited to the West Coast to give voice to a “Labor Intensive Micro-Systems Viewpoint” – a phrase he promptly took issue with – Berry’s presentation eventually became the foundation of…