Ross Conrad learned his craft from the late Charles Mraz,
world-renowned beekeeper and founder of Champlain Valley Apiaries
in Vermont. Former president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association,
Conrad has written numerous articles on organic farming, natural
healing, and health issues. His market-garden business supplies
local stores with fruits, vegetables, and honey.
Gary Paul Nabhan has been the founder of the Forgotten
Pollinators campaign, the Migratory Pollinators Project, and the
Renewing America''s Food Traditions (RAFT) consortium. He is
co-author or editor of The Forgotten Pollinators, Conserving
Migratory Pollinators and Nectar Corridors in Western North
America, and Coming Home to Eat.