Advocacy, Research, and Revitalization

Recent News

Recently published Making Machines of Animals with Johns Hopkins University Press. It is available at Barnes and Noble, Johns Hopkins University Press, and Amazon !

Adrea Hernandez, PhD

Research analyst devoted to diversity and inclusion. Lead Survey Researcher and Consultant at the University of Notre Dame.

Neal A. Knapp, PhD

Author of Making Machines of Animals with JHUP. Farmer and researcher working at the nexus of commercial and regenerative agriculture.

The Farm

At BWL, we raise corn, soybeans, and vegetables as well as pair our sheep with our regenerative agriculture goals.

Farm Advocacy

We are working to create models for sustainable agriculture and rural development that have been and can be scaled.

Bees and Butterflies

We are expanding our efforts at BWL to demonstrate de-commodified sheep production with vegetable food production and honey bees and monarch sanctuaries.


We have developed and provided nonprofit organizational services, and in doing so, we have helped raise nearly $500,000 for scholarships, service-oriented awards, and rural revitalization efforts.

Around the Farm

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