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Wendell Barry Speaks

Originally posted on Grist:
Cross-posted from the Chronicle of Higher Education. In a time when we’ve seen global economic crisis, societal unrest, and ecological deterioration, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) could not have picked a more potent speaker…

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“You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.” ― Wendell Berry

If you haven’t already it, then you must read Mark Bittman’s interview with Wendell Berry in the New York Times today. Below is the very end of the article, a delayed response to Bittman’s question: What can city people do? … Continue reading

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"Eating is an Agricultural Act"

Alice Waters speaking at the New Museum “Eating is an agricultural act” is a Wendell Berry quote that Alice Waters referenced in her talk Monday night at the New Museum. Indeed, eating is an agricultural act! Seeds, soil, sun, plants, animals, birds, farmers … Continue reading

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