A trip to a heritage livestock and poultry farm reminds a former vegetarian why she started eating meat again.
After giving a sermon about farming, the author is reminded of the importance of food and community.
Summer at the farm lets students engage more closely with their work, both agricultural and academic. The author shares stories of going to the library in compost-covered overalls and stopping to admire the delicate beauty of a Hydrangea.
Teaching Yale freshmen about the area's agricultural history before they even enter the classroom helps students adjust to their new home and local farms reach out to a younger generation.