Risa Bear farms one acre in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. She retired in 2009 after twenty years at the University of Oregon and holds an M.A. in English and M.S. in Arts Management. She edited and compiled the pioneering e-text website, Renascence Editions, and her primary blogsite is Stony Run Farm, http://risashome.blogspot.com.
Risa Bear and her Beloved live on one acre in the shadow of Jasper Mountain. This journal contains some of her musings on a variety of subjects including gardening, cooking, poultry, and her past life as a tree-planter.
If you like tales of real people living as sustainably as they can while still enjoying the beauty and wonder of our world, this book is for you.