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Donna Schaper

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Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper is Senior Minister of Judson Memorial Church in New York City. She is a lifelong gardener and granddaughter of a strawberry and potato farmer in upstate New York. She has written many books and publishes frequent essays in Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, National Catholic Reporter and Christian Century, among others. She is the winner of an ACLU Courage Award.


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She cuts her lawn slowly with a push mower. I save time, hiring men to run machines, burn gas, kill the ozone. Who's the wiser?

Something very strange has happened to food in the richest country in the world:
It's fast, but it ain't good. And it travels way too far a distance from the field to your fork.