Terra Brockman

Alum 2012

Terra Brockman is the 4th of 5 generations of an Illinois farm family, and author of The Seasons on Henry’s Farm (Agate/Surrey, 2009). After living in Tokyo, Manhattan, and other metropolises, she heeded the call of a particular patch of earth, and returned to Central Illinois where she writes on food, farming, and the environment for Orion, The Wildbranch Anthology, Zester Daily, and others. She is also the founder and Executive Director of The Land Connection, an educational nonprofit working to preserve farmland and train farmers to grow healthy foods for our tables. While at the Mesa Refuge she will dive into a book tentatively entitled For Good: Pleasing Yourself While Saving the Planet.