Verlyn Klinkenborg http://nwpr.org en 'Rural Life' Adds Natural Color To 'The Grey Lady' http://nwpr.org/post/rural-life-adds-natural-color-grey-lady Verlyn Klinkenborg's essays about life on his farm in upstate New York have run in <em>The New York Times</em> since 1997. With a long family history of farming, his agricultural roots run deep into the soil.<p>"All of my aunts and uncles farmed; all of my cousins still farm," he says. "The home farm where my dad was raised has been in my family since the early teens, and ... following the track of modern agriculture, has changed its character hugely over time. Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:18:00 +0000 editor 31650 at http://nwpr.org 'Rural Life' Adds Natural Color To 'The Grey Lady'