Shannon was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Common Ground Fair. She writes and
farms with three generations of her family in West Fulton, NY. The family raises all-
natural grass-fed lamb, beef, pork, and poultry. She holds a BA in creative writing, and a Masters and PhD in Sustainable Agriculture and Community Development. Shannon Hayes is the author of four books.
Hayes' quirky lifestyle, her attempts to live a life of personal accountability and
sustainability, and her current research and writings about homemaking as an
ecological movement have landed her and her family on the pages of the New York
Times, , Brain Child Magazine, Lancaster Farming, Small Farm Quarterly, Hobby Farm
Home Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, National Public Radio,
Grit, Yes! Magazine, Elle Magazine, the national newspapers of Germany, Turkey and
Canada, Arab News and the Pakistan Observer.
Come enjoy an evening with Shannon Hayes!
- donations requested at the event -
The Nearing Lyceum continues Helen and Scott Nearing’s
tradition of Monday night meetings that
served to enlighten and enlarge people’s perspectives on
“The Good Life” of sustainability, simplicity and the
balanced life of physical work, head work and the
relationship to others. We have a great season ahead of
us at The Good Life Center. To view a full schedule of the 2013
We encourage people to visit the last homestead of Helen and Scott Nearing.
372 Harborside Rd. – Harborside, ME - 04642 –