This book beautifully combines storytelling with scientific evidence. Martin contributes a unique perspective that seamlessly bridges his lived experience of family farming, and his distinguished academic career.
Jane Rabinowicz, Executive Director USC Canada
So much more than a treatise on food security... It’s spiritual ecology in practice and at its finest.
Anita Stewart C.M. LLD; Food Laureate, University of Guelph & Founder of Food Day Canada
Ralph weaves his personal experiences growing up on a farm in Wellington County, with his professional experiences as an agriculturalist, teacher, mentor and researcher.
Laurent Van Arkel, Van Arkel Farms, Dresden, ON
Ralph challenges us to consider the complexities of agriculture, the impact agriculture has on individual farmer...consider their consumer habits and the effects their choices have on our environment and on the plight of poorer nations of the world.
Catherine Van Arkel, Van Arkel Farms, Dresden, ON
This is a deeply personal but also profoundly analytical treatise on how to save ourselves and other species...Ralph Martin is Canada’s Wendell Berry.
Rod MacRae, PhD; Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University