So long as the sun shines and the fields are green we shall need to go to nature for our inspiration and our respite; and our need is the greater with every increasing complexity of our lives. L.H. Bailey, The Nature-Study Idea
Archives for June 2010
So bountiful hath been the earth and so securely have we drawn from it our substance, that we have taken it all for granted as if it were only a gift, and with little care or conscious thought of the consequences of our use of it; nor have we very much considered the essential relation... View Article
It’s all local and good! Ice Cream & Fruit Festival at the Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum, 903, Bailey Avenue, South Haven, MI 49090, A National Historic Site Saturday, June 19th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM South Haven’s own Sherman’s Ice Cream covered with locally grown Michigan strawberries!$5 donation.
Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible This book examines the theology and ethics of land use, especially the practices of modern industrialized agriculture, in light of critical biblical exegesis. Nine interrelated essays explore the biblical writers’ pervasive concern for the care of arable land against the background of the geography, social... View Article
There are, then, two ways of knowing a tree. One is the way of human feeling and sympathy, through which a tree becomes a part of one’s self, as the sunshine does. It is identified with every hallowed experience. The influence of its benignant branches throws a savor into the commonest nooks and comers of... View Article