Wendell Berry, author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry and
essays, has farmed a hillside in his native Henry County, Kentucky, for
forty years. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the
T.S. Eliot Award, the Aiken Taylor Award for poetry and the John Hay
Award of the Orion Society.
To destroy a forest is an act of greater seriousness than we have yet grasped. But to destroy the earth itself is to destroy the possibility of recovery.
How do we fix our dysfunctional relationship with food? Alice Waters
leads a forum with Eric Schlosser, Marion Nestle, Peter Singer and
others, who suggest, for starters, that we stop buying factory farm
products, get involved in farm policy and outlaw the marketing of junk
food to kids.