My Climate Story

My mother passed away from breast cancer when I was seven. She was in her mid-thirties and there were some speculations made about chemicals from the cornfield behind our house. My mother and father were very close with nature and took my sister and me canoeing and hiking throughout Indiana and beyond when we were … More My Climate Story

The Save Movement

This weekend, my eyes were opened a little bit wider. Yesterday, I joined the Save Movement and stood outside a slaughterhouse for the first time to bear witness, for a few hours, and see with my own eyes cows coming into the facility. JBS yearly kills over 2 million cows. That may sound astonishing but … More The Save Movement

The Rest Day

We stayed the night at the Merry Lea Environmental Center, a Goshen College owned center for undergraduates and graduate students to learn experimentally on the land. ¬†Covering over 1000 acres of land, the center is a site for sustainable living and sanctuary for the plants and animals who have made it their home. ¬†In addition … More The Rest Day