We are so lucky to work with people that we love & enjoy and, more than that, to do so within a community that we genuinely love. Cedar Cottage saw it’s second party in a row last night (thanks to Matthew & Julian for their hospitality!) and it was a fun one. Faculty and their family members joined together for some food, fun and a yankee swap. Everybody was pretty gracious with the stealing of gifts and, in the end, we enjoyed the giving the most. Here are a couple favorite photos from the night but feel free to click here for more.
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You might know him as Ron Swanson from NBC's Parks and Recreation, but to Sterling College, Nick Offerman is a like-minded fellow who shares our appreciation of small agricultural communities. He co-produced the documentary on Wendell Berry titled Look & See, and we were able...
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Tune in on January 27th as Sterling College President, Matthew Derr, talks about reshaping rural colleges for the better.
The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. is mostly remembered for his role in the civil rights movement and nonviolent protests, but environmental justice groups also see their cause reflected in his work. https://grist.org/article/what-the-environmental-justice-movement-owes-martin-luther-king-jr/
Wendell Berry Farming Program student, Lizzie Camfield, writes about a humble homestead with sustainable goals. That was enough to grab our attention. Hopefully it grabs yours: https://sterlingcollege.edu/blog/lessons-in-homecoming-by-lizzie-camfield/
Reprinted with permission from The Berry Center.
Charlotte Rosendahl, Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture, shares with us how nature is a laboratory at Sterling College. The specimen: chestnuts.