by Emily Sloan, ‘05
Connecting Soul, Soil, and Society
by Joshua Stearns, SCA Board Member and Alumnus
The Coal War on Appalachia
by Janisse Ray
HAZARD, Ky. â€“ When I arrive at the tiny hangar in Hazard, Kentucky, pilot Susan Lapis is waiting. Lapis has flown in her immaculate Cessna from Bristol, Virginia, where she lives. Sheâ€™s dressed completely in black, a long black dress with black tights.
News from Vermont, by Janisse Ray
Two hundred years ago, eating local was a way of life. Vermonters stocked root cellars, smoked meat, made sauerkraut and pickles, and canned fruits and vegetables for winter. Now, eating local has become an important way to decrease dependence on fossil fuels and to help build a more dependable, decentralized food system. The average calorie travels 1,500 miles to arrive on our plates.