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 Kirschenmann's 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.
Cultivating an Ecological Conscience
Essays from a Farmer Philosopher
by Frederick L. Kirschenmann
The University Press of Kentucky, 2010
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