By Douglass DeCandia
Douglass DeCandia, or Digs, is a child of the Italian and European Diaspora. His paternal side came to this country from Bari and Sicily in the 1920s. His maternal side came from Scotland, France and England much earlier. He currently resides on unceded Leni Lenape territory, in so-called New York State, where he has for the last 15 years been working at the intersections of restorative agriculture and transformative justice. He is a published poet and writer, and honored member of the Pummarola Editorial Collective.