AGE: 69 on Aug. 2.
OCCUPATION: Retired farmer.
RESIDENCE: Earth Care Farm, Charlestown.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Kinnelon, N.J.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Trying to understand consciousness.
I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: Meditating, gardening, walking and fishing.
MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: My children, Jill, Patrick and Jayne, and grandkids Kayleigh, Caitlyn and Cooper.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Caring for our soil and our earth.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Fishing.
ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Enough money and a penknife.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: Working outside and happy.
PERSON WHO HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My wife, Betty.
FAVORITE AUTHOR: Ernest Holmes.
BOOKS ON MY NIGHTSTAND: “Guiding Yourself Into a Spiritual Reality,” by Tolly Burkan, “The Findhorn Garden,” by The Findhorn Community and “The Larger Life.”
I AM LISTENING TO:My inner voice.
FAVORITE MOVIE: “Being There.”
LAST MOVIE WATCHED: “Loving Vincent.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “CBS Sunday Morning.”
FAVORITE SONG: “Imagine.”
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Prime ribs.
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: The Earth Care Farm website.
TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Kindness.
PET PEEVE:Petty Politics.
FAVORITE QUOTATION: “There is no such thing as waste in nature.”
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: It’s heaven on earth.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Love.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I think society is run by false beliefs.
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Trust yourself.
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Follow your intuition and your heart.
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Eliminate borders and establish one global government based on love and freedom.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Pay off any debts incurred by my family members.
I DRIVE A: 1994 dark maroon Oldsmobile.
I WISH I DROVE A: Same.
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Cold beer.
IF I COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE FROM THE PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE, I WOULD INVITE:A group of frinds from my college years.
Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro