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The Unsettling Of America
Culture and Agriculture
, by Wendell Berry (1977)

Read by a variety of readers, included in episodes 585, 591 & 646   List of Episodes
A collection of essays that argue that agribusiness takes farming out of its cultural context, and is destructive to the lives of farmers and to our culture as a whole.

  1. The Unsettling of America
  2. The Ecological Crisis as a Crisis of Character, 585
  3. The Ecological Crisis as a Crisis of Agriculture, 591
  4. The Agricultural Crisis as a Crisis of Culture, 646
  5. The 'Modern' Agricultural Ideal
  6. The Use of Energy
  7. The Body and the Earth
  8. Jefferson, Morrill, and the Upper Crust
  9. Margins