Liberty Hyde Bailey

Liberty Hyde Bailey

Hyde Bailey

LIBERTY HYDE BALEY (1858-1954), born on a humble frontier farm in southwest Michigan, went on to become the “Father of Modern Horticulture,” a leading public intellectual on the question of rural communities, and a national spokesperson for agricultural policy. His birthplace and childhood home function as a museum and educational outreach center devoted to telling Bailey’s story and engaging the modern world with his philosophy and ideals.

He is the author of:

The Holy Earth: Toward a New Environmental Ethic