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 Kirschenmannas 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.Essays from a Farmer Philosopher Frederick L. Kirschenmann Constance Falk. A . Transcendent. Vision. Ia#39;m a third-generation Russian German farmer; my ancestors have deep ties to the land. ... Our family history includes stories of forebears going out with teams of oxen and keeping weapons at their sides to protectanbsp;...
|Title||:||Cultivating an Ecological Conscience|
|Author||:||Frederick L. Kirschenmann|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2010-04-14|