by Rivera Sun My novel, The Dandelion Insurrection, begins in the St. John Valley in Northern Maine. I chose this location for many reasons, one of which is that I grew up there as a teenager. The other reason is that the Acadians have a long history of resistance and resilience – perfect for the […]
Thousands of Trees Visit Skylandia Fa...
Leah is up to her ears in baby trees this week, transplanting and preparing them for a regional forest conservation tree give-away that’s coming up soon. Below are some photos and tidbits of tree lore written by Leah. Enjoy! “Getting tree seedlings ready for the conservation giveaway next weekend. All are species suited to our […]
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Skylandia: Farm Poetry From Maine
In 2015, Rivera wrote a book of poems about growing up on Skylandia Farm. The poems tell stories, laugh at memories, celebrate the joys of wild forests and speak honestly about the daily life of a farming family. These poems have been widely celebrated and enjoyed. Find out more about them at http://www.riverasun.com/skylandia/ From Skylandia: Skylandia […]