What are People For?

To live in right relation with his natural conditions is one of the first lessons that a wise farmer or any other wise man learns. – WENDELL BERRY, WHAT ARE PEOPLE FOR?

To live in right relation with his natural conditions is one of the first lessons that a wise farmer or any other wise man learns.

True solitude is found in the wild places, where one is without human obligation.

Many times, after I have finished a lecture on the decline of American farming and rural life, someone in the audience has asked, “What can city people do?” “Eat responsibly,” I have usually answered.

– WENDELL BERRY, WHAT ARE PEOPLE FOR?

The photo was taken at Salem, Wisconsin