Labor, land, and racism
Fifty years later, Wendell Berry revisits the themes he introduced in The Hidden Wound.
by Brian Volck
How Wendell Berry helps us negotiate our post-agrarian condition
Something is lost when we no longer know the art of filling a wagon.
Are Wendell Berry's Port William stories about racism?
According to Joseph Wiebe, Berry's vision of rural life starts with his reckoning with Kentucky, the Shawnee, and black slavery.
by Kathryn Bradford Heidelberger
The kingdom of God is like a farm
Nineteenth-century agrarians believed that community is more important than the individual and solidarity is more important than profit.
by Shannon Jung
Soil and soul: Our Protestant agrarian past
Christians didn’t baptize Aldo Leopold’s land ethic after the fact. They got there years before his work.
Life on the land
Eating in ignorance
Reconciliation requires relocation. To see the effects of our food choices, we have to get close to the land.