Author Archives: Fred

SOIL AND SACRAMENT in bookstores now

Today (Aug.6) was the official release date for my new book SOIL AND SACRAMENT: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith. It’s no small thrill to see this little boat launch down the stream and begin making its way in the world.

new op-ed in Washington Post

here’s my new op-ed from July 31st: “What Grows in a Garden?”

interview in Image

Image journal published an excerpt from Ch.1 of SOIL AND SACRAMENT. They also did a nice little online interview with me about the book.

starred review from Kirkus Reviews

Soil and Sacrament received a starred review in the June 15, 2013 edition of Kirkus Reviews.

more endorsements…

…including former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.

two of my favorite writers endorse Soil and Sacrament…

Bill McKibben and David James Duncan have graciously offered their praise of the book.

interview with Mars Hill Audio

Issue #116 of Mars Hill Audio features an interview with me on Making Peace With the Land

my TEDx talk now online

The 2013 TEDx Manhattan talks are now online.




Simon & Schuster book cover unveiled

very pleased with this lovely new cover for Soil and Sacrament.

interview with the Amish Jihadist