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Notes from the Urban Farm

Congratulations to the inaugural class of Certified Urban Agriculturalists! “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams” -Thoreau ... See MoreSee Less

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Sending out appreciation to our community today. Thank you for joining Tricycle and Real Local RVA for a very special evening last night as we screened LOOK & SEE: A Portrait of Wendell Berry. We'll leave you with words shared by the man himself in the film:

If we will have the wisdom to survive,
to stand like slow growing trees
on a ruined place, renewing, enriching it…
then a long time after we are dead
the lives our lives prepare will live
there, their houses strongly placed
upon the valley sides…
The river will run
clear, as we will never know it…
On the steeps where greed and ignorance cut down
the old forest, an old forest will stand,
its rich leaf-fall drifting on its roots.
The veins of forgotten springs will have opened.
Families will be singing in the fields…
Memory,
native to this valley, will spread over it
like a grove, and memory will grow
into legend, legend into song, song
into sacrament. The abundance of this place,
the songs of its people and its birds,
will be health and wisdom and indwelling
light. This is no paradisal dream.
Its hardship is its reality.
– Wendell Berry
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