Can I have my quinoa and the Andean farmer eat it too?

"If you are dependent on people who don't know you, who control the value of your necessities, you are not free, and you are not safe." ¬†Wendell Berry, "Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community." The irony of it is staggering and sobering - and, please, may it lead us to serious reconsideration of our economic habits… Continue reading Can I have my quinoa and the Andean farmer eat it too?

Occupy our calendars

As a new year stretches forward, there wait 365 square blocks of open calendar space to fill up with our living. ¬†These calendars are an unscribbled canvas filled with all the possibilities we can dream and imagine for the year ahead.             There's a minor deceit, however, in this belief,… Continue reading Occupy our calendars