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Coexistence: The Power of the Flerd

The power of carbon + coexistence struck me while visiting a farm in New South Wales, Australia, a few years ago.

Abundance Thinking

“It’s a cultural paradox,” said Dorn. “With lots of fertile soil, forests, water, and capable people, why can’t we make an independent, abundant living once more?”

Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

It is easy to forget that once upon a time all agriculture was organic, grassfed, and regenerative.

Wild Carbon

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Wilderness Act, so I thought I’d add a carbon perspective to the debate: Is there a role for wilderness in the twenty-first century?

Is Soil Carbon Enough?

But are solutions enough anymore?...In other words, how do we help foster a regenerative carbon economy?

Young Agrarians

At its best the agrarian life is an integrated whole, with work and leisure mixed together, undertaken under healthful conditions and surrounded by family.

Courtney White: Grass, Soil, Hope Interview

What if the solution for reducing our collective carbon footprint were right under our feet?

Animal Power

One ancient practice nearly wiped out in the United States by “progress” was the widespread use of animal power in many important endeavors, including farming, hauling, logging, herding and various types of transportation.

Agrivoltism

What is the best way to utilize sunlight: grow food or to produce fuel?

Finding Hope in an Era of Climate Chaos

So, can a book about soil and carbon give us … hope? In this Q&A, Courtney White, author of Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country, talks about the hope he found as he researched a wide variety of simple strategies that anyone can undertake to help create a more sustainable future.
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