Summer Star Cooper was born in the living room of an old farm house in the Indiana countryside. She and her nine sisters had a very religious upbringing. The family did not watch television or movies, listen to secular radio, or read secular literature, so they filled their time reading, crafting, and playing outside.
After spending some years in her twenties in the Pacific Northwest and working on an organic farm in Western Washington State, Summer returned to her hometown. There she and her sister ran a small produce farm on their family’s property for a couple years. These days, the self-described forager, sustainable farmer, and vagrant splits her time between field and forest. Continue reading