Michael MacDonald graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Science and Technology Studies and Government. He worked in science policy development at the International Center for Technology Assessment and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His work covered human genetics and agriculture. He followed his interest in agriculture to work at dairy farming operations in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York. Michael is currently the farm manager of Churchtown Dairy, a center for regenerative agriculture in Hudson, NY. He oversees an operation producing raw milk, beef, pork and eggs. Michael’s interest in social justice led him to the Catholic Worker movement communities in Atlanta and New York, where he lived with those on the margins. He studied at Moreau Seminary at the University of Notre Dame and received a Masters of Divinity from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology.