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Writer Wendell Berry discusses the urban-rural divide in understanding agriculture

Wendell Berry is one of my favorite authors. He is not only a writer and a poet, but also an activist and a farmer. He rarely grants interviews, so this recent one in is a real pleasure to read. Among other things, he discusses the disconnect between urban and rural understandings of food production and agriculture and how it makes it difficult to address difficult topics like land use and changes in climate and the environment. You can read the story here.

Wendell Berry, 85, on his farm in Port Royal, Kentucky. He left his budding career as a New York academic in the 1960s to return to his hometown. 
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