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Jason (the Cuch) Cucchiara

For eleven years we worked closely with recovering addicts directly on the farm. Many remarkable people passed in and out of the farm during that period from 2007 – 2017. Brian, for example, who was one of our first hires, was one of our most reliable, responsible and mature farmers from that collection of folks. […]

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined non-conformists who are dedicated to […]

Live for the things that are in front of you right now

“Live for the things that are in front of you right now.” — Jason Prall, Human Longevity Project As Jason noted after his extensive travel around the world visiting and studying centurions, those people who live and work in close community in touch with nature each day, using their bodies in the sunshine (and when the […]

Just stay at the center of the circle

“Just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.” — Taoist Saying I was always taught that the humble thing to do was to not stick out, not be the center of attention, but make sure others’ needs were met. Great 50’s and 60’s advice for girls, for sure. […]

From whence do we gather our inspiration?

As I was coming out of being sick this week, I struggled, as I often do when sick, with “black” feelings, so I was on the lookout for inspiration. Of course, inspiration is around us at all times if we are able to notice it, but here are just a few examples that really warmed […]