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

So it begins…

“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale … More So it begins…

Letting Loose 

by A.J. Tiedeman Play time, crazy time, and chill time are essential to life, and especially to a physically and mentally intensive course like this May Term. That’s why we have layover days and make time during the evening to let loose a little. On our layover day we got to rest and wander wherever … More Letting Loose 

Just Keep Pedaling

by: Leila Jacobson Yesterday, we awoke to a brilliant breakfast prepared by Veronica’s family. I have never had such delicious eggs in my life! We wanted to leave promptly due to the looming thunderstorm forecast for that day, so we said our good byes to the Bradley family and thanked them so much for the … More Just Keep Pedaling

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

Prairie Creek Reservoir

By Mandisa Marks      Relaxing in a hammock after today’s momentous first day, I reflect on the ride with a belly full of tonight’s curry dinner. Today marks the first day “on the road”, since we will not return the Earlham’s campus until early June. We left mid morning to spend most of the ride traveling the … More Prairie Creek Reservoir