This site intends to address two interests:

1) To profile the unique community of people in the Berkshire region. We're inspired by Sim van der Ryn, a Dutch architect who states:

"The heart of ecological design is not efficiency or sustainability. It is the embodiment of animating spirit, the soul of the living world, as embodied in each of us waiting to be reborn and expressed in what we design."

These portraits of individuals, and the work that they do, are intended to reflect an energy generated by that "animating spirit."

2) People are looking deeper to find out more about where their food comes from. This site is intended to provide the back story on interesting people and the stories behind their work.

Caroline Alexander, Publisher/Editorial Director