Change has its own speed


The Sakonnet Peace Alliance in Little Compton, RI, of which Jan and I (she’s third from the left) are members, has held vigil on the town common every Sunday since 2003, during the prelude to the Iraq war.

Last week, as we’re crossing the road, an older gentleman on a bike stopped to announce, “Ten years ago I thought you were all knuckleheads. but you’ve proven me wrong. Thank you.”

About lifegrower

Peter V. Fossel has been gardening since he was nine, and has been an organic farmer for the last 20 years. His most recent book, “Organic Farming, Everything You Need to know” was published by Voyageur Press, Minneapolis, 2007. He’s written numerous gardening articles for Organic Gardening, Horticulture, Country Journal, Out Here, and American Profile among others. He was Gardens Manager for The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson in Tennessee before returning to Cape Cod to start his newest organic venture, Swan River Farm in Dennisport, MA.
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