Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher
Theologian, academic, and third-generation organic farmer Frederick L. Kirschenmann is a celebrated agricultural thinker. In the last thirty years he has tirelessly promoted the principles of sustainability and has become a legend in his own right. Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher documents Kirschenmann’s evolution and his lifelong contributions to the new agrarianism in a collection of his greatest writings on farming, philosophy, and sustainability. Working closely with agricultural economist and editor Constance L. Falk, Kirschenmann recounts his intellectual and spiritual journey. In a unique blend of personal history, philosophical discourse, spiritual ruminations, and practical advice, Kirschenmann interweaves his insights with discussion of contemporary agrarian topics. This collection serves as an invaluable resource to agrarian scholars and introduces readers to an agricultural pioneer whose work has profoundly influenced modern thinking about food.
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Putting a System Together
Expanding the Vision of Sustainable Agriculture
The Role of Independent Beef Producers in Rural Development
Being at Home
The Pleasure of Good Eating
On Learning to Farm Ecologically on the Prairie
Can Organic Agriculture Feed the World? And Is That the Right
Is the USDA Accounting for the Costs to Farmers from Contamination
Whats an Education For?
Rediscovering American Agriculture
In Search of Objectivity or How to Create a Credible Certification
Marketing Stories for New Value Chains
How Churches Can Help
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