HRN Hall of Fame: John Ikerd

Nominated by: HRN ON TOUR

John Ikerd was raised on a small dairy farm in southwest Missouri, and received his BS, MS, and Ph.D in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri. He worked in private industry for a time, then spent 30 years teaching at four different state universities. Since retiring in early 2000, he spends most of his time writing and speaking on issues related to sustainability, with an emphasis on agriculture and economics. He is the author of six books, including Sustainable Capitalism, A Return to Common Sense, and Revolution of the Middle and The Pursuit of Happiness.

Appearances on HRN:

Meat + Three: Food As A Public Utility
Meat + Three: Slow Food
Hrn On Tour: John Ikerd At Slow Food Nations
What Doesn’T Kill You: Talking Food System Innovations With Professor Emeritus John Ikerd