George Elder

George Elder
George Elder lives in Kansas on a farm called Elderslie where he was born in 1985. He is a proud husband and thankful father. He manages a farmstead goat dairy and creamery, and each summer he escorts thousands of children to pick blackberries in the brambles at Elderslie.

Recent Essays

Fear and Hope in the Hay Field

We need to love smaller, more energy-efficient houses and cars in order to love people more. We need to give up much of our casual oil consumption for leisure. We need to love being a little hungry now and then to avoid food waste. We need to create ways of leisure that are joyous and productive, instead of “drowning our troubles away,” as Anthony says.