When Henry County, Ky., writer and farmer Wendell Berry accepts the Haldeman Award for his cultural-preservation advocacy Friday, June 12, at Farmington Historic Plantation in Louisville, he will be sharing the limelight with a garden.
Advertisement The event, "An Evening in the Garden," is an awards dinner, auction and unveiling of a redesign of Farmington's beloved "historical" garden. The garden was created about 60 years ago by Anne Bruce Haldeman in a 19th-century style thought suitable for the old hemp farm. READ MORE ...
Mr. Berry begins speaking at 3:45.
Ike, the author of the blog entry cited here, has confused Wendell Berry with Thomas Berry. A great thinker about and lover of our earth, Fr. Thomas Berry died on June 1.
Wendell Berry passed away on the first of June. He was a great thinker, farmer, theologian, and writer, and one of the most literate critics of modern agriculture and the "green revolution". A hero. I hope that his death at least helps to raise awareness of the issues he fought so hard for, but I doubt it will be considered newsworthy.
We mourn the loss of Fr. Berry. And we celebrate the ongoing life and work of Mr. Wendell Berry.
Lexington, KY - In the past five years, seasoned Kenwick resident Erik Reece has moved from being a fairly under-the-radar University of Kentucky English professor who enjoyed teaching about nature as much as he enjoyed being immersed in it, to becoming something of a household name among environmentalists and literati across the country. READ MORE ...