From Flame to Farm with Geoff and Sherry Maddock

by Christine Sine

Geoff and Sherry Maddox

Our good friends Geoff and Sherry Maddock have just been featured in this article in the local Lexington Chevy Chaser magazine.

The Maddocks’ decision to add “urban farmers” and “micro-enterprise developers” to their resumés stemmed, in part, from Wendell Berry’s teachings about forming deep roots and forging lasting bonds of affection in one’s community. Guided by their chosen principles of generosity and hospitality, the couple already regularly hosted neighbors at their table for dinner or cups of tea; they also spent their energy helping find health care for the ill and injured and helping refugees solve seemingly impossible problems. Showing their neighbors how to grow their own food and make income from food production seemed a useful next step. Read the entire article

We are so proud of the work they do. They were also interviewed by Paul Sparks last year for the Parish Collective. These interviews are well worth listening to.

An Ecological Vision with Sherry Maddock from Parish Collective on Vimeo.

Space Creation: Breaking New Ground in the Commons with Sherry and Geoff Maddock from Parish Collective on Vimeo.


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