Fred Bahnson is a writer who lives with his wife and three sons in Transylvania County, NC. After being wooed into the agrarian life while serving as a peaceworker among Mayan coffee farmers in Chiapas, Mexico, he returned to the U.S. and in 2005 co-founded Anathoth Community Garden, a church-supported agriculture ministry in Cedar Grove, NC which he then directed until 2009. He now speaks and writes full time about the intesection of food, faith, and agriculture. He holds a masters in theological studies from Duke Divinity School (’00) and a BA in English from Montana State University (’96). He was a member of the 2009-2010 class of IATP Food and Society Fellows.