The Salt Series: The Traveling Troubadour of Rockland, Maine by Kristin Moe

January 14, 2013

Kendall Merriam is the Johnny Appleseed of poetry in this town by the sea.

This piece was produced at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.


Kristin Moe is a writer, farmer, activist and part-time nomad. Apart from having an enduring interest in quirky characters–particularly poets–she writes about the cultural dimensions of climate change, social movements, and growing vegetables. She’s a regular contributor to Yes! Magazine, and her work has also appeared in Common Dreams, The Portland Press Herald, Truthout, and, most notably, Farming.