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Rachel Linden
“We stand or fall on the strength of our commitment, (and I suddenly see that I am alone in this love.)”
Rachel Linden, The Enlightenment of Bees
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Matt Mattus
“For me, food quality isn’t a question of organic versus conventional, or no-till versus digging-in, or heirloom versus hybrid. It’s a question of what I want to grow, and what I should do to help each seed or plant become the best vegetable it can possibly be.”
Matt Mattus, Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening: Rare Varieties * Unusual Options * Plant Lore & Guidance

Hilarie Burton
“Love is like farm work. It requires consistency, and imagination. Your body will ache and you will be fatigued, but there is no greater reward than seeing the fruits of your labor.”
Hilarie Burton, The Rural Diaries: What Moving to Mischief Farm Taught Me About What Really Matters in Life, Love, and Making Dandelion Wine

“I draw inspiration and energy from trying to make my little part of the world a better, healthier, more beautiful, and more sustainable place.”
Julia Watkins, Simply Living Well: A Guide to Creating a Natural, Low-Waste Home

“... I do think there’s no better way to enrich your life than learning about the way things used to be and weaving into your daily routine at least a few time-honored practices and traditions whose simplicity and charm nourish the mind, body, and spirit.”
Julia Watkins, Simply Living Well: A Guide to Creating a Natural, Low-Waste Home

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