- Feb 3, 2021
Sharing Land, Restoring the Commons
I am among the privileged of the world because I own not only the home I live in (debt-free to boot) but enough land to be able produce...
- Aug 21, 2020
Summer 2020 Update: The Great Work of Our Time
What is the great work of our time? This is the question posed by friend and colleague Didi Pershouse, inspiring author and educator...
- Sep 7, 2018
Learning from history, going on from here
The world has changed considerably in the forty years since I attended my first NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association)...
Grace Gershuny, with Nelson Alvarez-Febles
- Jun 5, 2018
Exploring Food Sovereignty in Puerto Rico
When I heard about the devastating double whammy of two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico last fall, I understood that the island’s economy...
- Feb 12, 2018
Soil health--not elite labels for niche markets-- can save the planet
A new organization called the Vermont Healthy Soils Coalition (VHSC) is fast becoming an important vehicle for my local activism. A...
- May 29, 2017
Teaming with Black activists and microbes for the soul of organic
I tend to be a big picture thinker, and have always just assumed that the connections between organic agriculture and social justice were...
- Mar 26, 2017
Bringing the Organic Revolution Home
Spring greetings! This has been an upside-down winter season in so many ways. February's record breaking warmth came to a crashing end as...
- Jan 26, 2017
The organic checkoff debate – Are you at the table or on the menu?
My brief Mexican vacation has come to an end, and watching from a distance the disaster of what has become of US national politics I felt...
- Dec 13, 2016
Organic unity in the heartland
Acknowledging Our Soil & Water Protectors Before offering any of my own thoughts, I wish to thank the peaceful and courageous water...
- Nov 21, 2016
Thoughts on the fall...
Like most of my friends and associates, I watched the election results on the night of November 8th with horror and disbelief. Determined...