About Eric Fitts
Eric Fitts (Loyola University Chicago, 1999; West Virginia University, 2007) lives in Clayton, WV, with his wife Colleen, and three children. Eric and Colleen are part of the founding group of Bethlehem Farm, a Catholic community in Appalachia that transforms lives through serving with the local community and teaching sustainable practices, where Eric currently serves as Director. They live in community with fellow Caretakers and invite volunteers from across the country to join them in living the Gospel cornerstones of prayer, community, simplicity, and service. Eric also serves on the board of Nazareth Farm, Bethlehem’s sister farm, and Sprouting Farms, a nonprofit that combines education, resource sharing, land access, and food production models to support new & beginning farmers, jump-start local wholesale market channels, and help nurture the local farming community. Eric additionally served as mentor of the Mother Jones House at Wheeling Jesuit University. Eric’s other passions include raising barefoot children, working in the garden, running, hiking, and stargazing.
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