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Harvey Ussery

Harvey Ussery has been developing his whole-systems poultry husbandry for decades and has been writing about chickens and other fowl for Backyard Poultry since the inception of the magazine in early 2006. He has also written numerous articles for Mother Earth News and Countryside & Small Stock Journal, and has published in American Pastured Poultry…

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Sim Van Der Ryn

Sim Van der Ryn has been a teacher, writer, researcher, and practitioner of design for forty years. A leading authority on ecologically sustainable architecture and design, he is Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1961. As California’s State Architect in the 1970s, he initiated landmark programs…

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Robyn Van En

Robyn Van En (1949-1997) was the founder of Indian Line Farm, the first CSA in the United States, and author of the path-breaking handbook Basic Formula to Create Community Supported Agriculture (1988, 1996).

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Bertram Verhaag

Bertram Verhaag was born in Sosnowitz (Upper Silesia) in 1944 and studied sociology and economics. He was a freelance worker in the department of urban development in Munich for three years. He attended the Munich College of Film and TV, and in 1976 founded DENKmal-Film Production with Claus Strigel. Collaborating as producers, authors, and directors,…

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Marie Viljoen

Marie Viljoen is a writer, forager, gardener, and cook, and has loved edible plants since her childhood in South Africa. The author of 66 Square Feet, her urban and edible gardens have been profiled by The New York Times and Martha Stewart Living and appear in several books. She is the resident forage expert for Edible…

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Lyndon Virkler

Chef Lyndon Virkler is dean of faculty at New England Culinary Institute. He holds a Master’s Degree in Adult and Higher Education from Vermont College of Union Institute and University, a BA in American Literature from Middlebury College, and an Associates of Occupational Science from The Culinary Institute of America. Since joining New England Culinary…

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Tyler Volk

Tyler Volk is Science Director for Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology at New York University. Recipient of the NYU All-University Distinguished Teaching Award, Volk lectures and travels widely, communicates his ideas in a variety of media, plays lead guitar for the all-scientist rock band The Amygdaloids, and is an avid outdoorsman. Volk’s previous books…

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Alex Wakeford

Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford are professional filmmakers who met at the London Film School more than twenty years ago. Since then, they’ve been making films together. Over recent years, they have made four feature-length films that have been distributed internationally, including Credo (2008, released as The Devil’s Curse by Lionsgate in the United States), a psychological thriller; Doula! (2010); and Freedom…

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Cole Ward

Cole Ward grew up in the tiny Vermont town of Sheldon Springs. At the age of fourteen he began working part-time for a local butcher, washing meat trays and stuffing sausages for 20 cents a hour. At fifteen, he became an apprentice meat cutter at the local IGA, and in very few years was a…

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Piers Warren

Piers Warren is a conservationist, author and keen grower of organic fruit and vegetables. He is the founder and Principal of ‘Wildeye – The International School of Wildlife Film-making’ and has written a dozen books, including the popular How to Store Your Garden Produce. Piers has a long interest in self-sufficiency and permaculture and is convinced that…

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