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A Worldview Apart

Jan 31, 2018

Heather Retberg operates Quill’s End Farm with her husband in Penobscot, Maine. She advocates for local food sovereignty ordinances in her home state, and played a role in crafting the Maine Food Sovereignty Law that was passed in summer of 2017. Her tireless work earned her an award in 2017 from the...


Jan 24, 2018

Charlotte Biltekoff is faculty at the University of California at Davis, where her research strives to build bridges between scientific and cultural approaches to questions about food and health. She is the author of the book Eating Right in America: The Cultural Politics of Food and Health, and her work is the subject...


Jan 19, 2018

Tim DeChristopher is best known for disrupting a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction in December of 2008 where he outbid oil companies for parcels around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah with no intention of paying for the parcels. This act of civil disobedience formed the cornerstone of the...


Jan 17, 2018

Eleanor Hancock is the director of White Awake, a project that brings mindfulness and contemplative spiritual practice to white affinity work focused on racism, white supremacy, and collective liberation. She has trained directly with Joanna Macy in the Work that Reconnects, and integrates this embodied, deep ecology...


Jan 11, 2018

Salvatore Gencarelle is the founder and director of the Helpers Mentoring Society. He was mentored for over a decade by Lakota healer Benjamin Godfrey Chipps, and now acts as a ceremonial guide, creator, singer and more generally a bridge between traditional Lakota cultural practices and the modern world. Sal and Eric...