The Peace of Wild Things

Wendell Berry

Let’s celebrate another writer who loved nature and all things wild — Wendell Berry.  Born on a Kentucky farm in 1934, Berry never lost his affinity for the land and for many decades has been a passionate advocate for the environment as well as a promotor of the rural life.  He’s lived on his 125-acre homestead in Kentucky since 1965, and was once an editor/writer for Organic Gardening magazine.  (Here’s a more recent article he wrote for OG on the importance of knowing where your food comes from.) 

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