Utne Reader visionary [Originally published as Dan Barker in the January-February 1995 issue of Utne Reader]
by Staff, Utne Reader
| January/February 1995
Barker has built more than 1,100 gardens in the past 11 years. He is the founder and director of the Home Gardening Project—a nonprofit organization that builds vegetable gardens and passes on gardening lore to young mothers and their children, retirees, and people with disabilities—and is the author of How to Give Gardens to People and Warrior of the Heart.