John Klar

John Klar is a former tax and litigation attorney who shifted to farming after becoming sickened with Lyme Disease. His writing is motivated by a desire to educate readers about the policies and economic pressures that increasingly control their lives, especially in agriculture. John lives in central Vermont with his wife Jackie. They raise sheep, beef cows, and border collies since their three children left the homesteading nest.

Recent Essays

The Coming Cow Wars: Why Raising Cows is a Revolutionary Act

To nurture small-scale local agriculture is to oppose the Maoist, Stalinesque, Hitlerian, Huxlian, Schwabian, Gatesian push to monopolize global food production. My cows plod the Underground. And I plod along with them.