Cathryn Wellner is a writer and storyteller whose years as a community developer and farmer ignited her passion for a sustainable food system and humane treatment of our fellow creatures. She's an incurable optimist and blogs her reasons on This Gives Me Hope and Catching Courage.
Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/ecosphericblog/">@ecosphericblog</a> or check out <a href="http://about.me/bethbuczynski">her blog</a>. less